It's easy to avoid criticism. Aristotle figured it out centuries ago: “To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.” That sounds a lot like being dead, and since we know that even death is no protection against criticism, it makes sense … [Read more...] about How to deal with critical people
"We teach best what we most need to learn." ~ Richard Bach One of the things I've learned in my life is that I preach what I need to learn myself. So I thought I'd go back through my social media posts and share with you the things that I thought … [Read more...] about Life’s lessons: We teach what we need to learn
There’s no time like now for getting rid of the old stuff – physical and personal – you’re still carrying around. Start small on goals Let's focus first on the environment. Challenge: Clinging to things you'll never need, use or wear. Solution: … [Read more...] about How to update your self-improvement plan
How do you deal with challenging and sometimes difficult people? It can be a true test of our own humanity, our personal and professional relationships, our skills and our boundaries. And many of us would rather not deal with them at all, backing off … [Read more...] about The basic principles: How to deal with difficult people
When I quit my job, on the cusp of a landmark birthday (MYOB), I said to myself and others, "If I'm going to work this hard, I'm going to work for myself!" My work ethic is pretty simple: "Tell me what you want done and I'll get it done, no … [Read more...] about How to deal with the biggest challenges of being self-employed
Do you want to bring more success into your life? Don’t we all? Success isn’t something that happens by, like a bus following a printed schedule. Success – the best kind – is something that you’ve earned for yourself. Some people they feel … [Read more...] about How do you measure success?