A K.I.S.S. to Remember

For the past 3 days, I have been trying to pick out a paint color for the bedroom. In the […]

Not Another Donut!

Why Familiarity Rarely Breeds Contempt… There is an old saying: “Familiarity breeds contempt.” Yes, it’s true, familiarity can breed contempt. […]

How to have a perfect holiday

What the heck is perfect anyway? Is it the Norman Rockwell vision of everyone sitting ’round the table with a Martha Stewart turkey? I don’t think I could get that color on a turkey even if I spray-painted it.

And who invented brussels sprouts anyway?

How To Say “No” With Ease – Part Two

Rule #2: Size of Ask x Time = # of Yes(es) possible…

Size of Ask: Those experts in “pester power” have “center-of-the-universe’itis” and they most often think they are being perfectly reasonable in asking just one more favor of you.

Time: How often have you heard “It will only take a minute…” and learned that…..

Handshake 101

Make your best impression with the proper handshake. First, be aware that not everyone accepts the handshake as a greeting […]

Perception or Communication – Who Will Win?

Guest post: The bell rings to start the fight! The crowd is roaring to cheer on the contender they want to win, Perception or Communication. They are evenly challenged though their strengths reside in different areas, this will be a good fight!