Three-Sixty-Self

Hard truth: People are self-centered more than they’re not. Everyone’s favorite subject is themselves; whether they admit it or not. **Think about it: you’re thinking about you and yours, much more than anyone or anything else, the majority of the time. Your day, your job, your money, your family, your friends, your food, your plans, […]

Seventy-Five

75 Instructions: Enjoy the journey. Live in the Now. Reduce discontentment by choosing to be happy where you’re at, and with what you’ve got. It’s a choice that we all have to make daily perhaps… at least I do. Another big distinction for me is to manage my expectations. What I “expect” and what life frequently […]

Seventy-Two

72 You and I don’t know many things. For instance: You never know who may be watching you; silently observing you. You never know who may think you’re great. You never know who may think you’re a tool. You never know who you may be influencing positively or negatively. You never know who may be […]

Seventy-One

71 You shouldn’t need a fucking invite to be friendly and nice to others. << There’s irony right there… see it? Maybe I’m old fashioned. Maybe I took my mother’s expectation to treat people as I wish to be treated to heart. Maybe I believe in the value of others. Even others who have different views […]

4 P’s to Competent Communication

Please consider the following effective practices to put into place to become a more competent and persuasive communicator personally and professionally: 1. Pause – Excellent communication starts with stopping first. There are great rewards for avoiding knee-jerk reactions. They call them “knee-jerk” because a lot of times a jerk is exactly how you feel afterwards… Pausing gives you […]

A Million to One?

A million to one… are these the odds for success? Not necessarily. Hedge your bet by inverting this assertion. It should read one to a million… In radio, DJ’s and hosts are trained to speak as if they’re broadcasting to an audience of just one person (note: not all professional broadcasters in radio I’ve worked with […]