"I can do anything, better than just about anyone.” If this sounds like the half-baked cockiness of a kid who thinks she knows everything and intends to take on the world to prove it, you’d be right. This was me, way back when. Growing up in … [Read more...] about Repeat after me: ‘I can do anything’
Do you recognize any of these people? The Belittler: Puts you down, and calls it “humor.” Follows up with, “Aw, come on, can’t you take a joke?” The Controller: “It’s because I love you” is the excuse he uses for everything from calling or … [Read more...] about Are toxic people stealing your energy?
When it comes to promoting your business, which is more important: paid advertising or public relations, AKA "free publicity"? The short answer is "both." Advertising has its place and considerable value. Because you are paying for it, you have … [Read more...] about Public relations tips to promote your businesses
The unthinkable has happened: You’ve been handed your walking papers. Shock, shame, humiliation, fear, fury, grief and disbelief are all are part of the post-firing emotional landscape, particularly when you didn’t see it coming. What to do when … [Read more...] about What to do when you’ve been fired
Do you suffer from glossophobia? Relax. Plenty of people -- a whopping 74%, as a matter of fact -- are terrified of public speaking. Improving your public speaking skills is one of the best ways to boost your self-confidence in all areas of your … [Read more...] about How to improve your public speaking skills
You've heard the phrase "coaching" or "life coach," but if you don't have a clear idea of what it means, you're not alone. Coaching first gained steam in the 1980s as “executive consulting,” when CEOs and other top managers found they needed a … [Read more...] about What is coaching?