As part of my business, I am a corporate trainer as well as a lead trainer for a fabulous coaching school. I love my work. I train people around leadership skills, communication, and relationships. Yet I find that when I even mention the word relationships, I get oddly negative responses from people. “I don’t want to work on relationships.” “I […]
This month marks twenty-seven years of marriage for me and my groom. It's been a helluva ride. I'm sure there are cliff drops ahead, but I like to do a little relationship analysis every year. Here are a few epiphanies I've had this year.
You can't force change.
It turns out that my husband changed more when I accepted him […]
Although I’ve referred to my husband in many blogs, I’ve never actually asked for and received approval to write about him. My husband is one of the funniest people I know and a perfect day for him is when he says something really funny while I’m drinking and I laugh so hard that I spit out my drink. As funny […]
Recently, one of my clients got a call from one of her clients. She was sure the call was going to be a complaint and she would possibly be losing this person's business. My client was angry and defensive, saying, “I’ve done everything for them. I’m a hard worker. I answer all of their calls.” etc. She was understandably scared […]
Have you ever had a hunch or random thought that you ignored? Then later, you realized that if you had listened to that small voice, it could have been beneficial in some way?
Much of our everyday thinking happens below the surface of our awareness. A word, a memory, or an idea just comes to us.
Paying attention to these […]