The Handshake – Your Ultimate Letter of Introduction

Handshake

We spend considerable time and money on our business cards because they represent us and our company. You wouldn’t think of handing someone a bent, tattered or smeared business card. The same thinking applies to how you shake hands. The handshake is one of the most important things we do. It is at the core […]

Authenticity is Easy: The Passion Ploy

Last week at my networking meeting, I asked my fellow team mates if they could make a list of 10 things that they are passionate about. Most of them raised their hands. “Really,” I said, “you are all that in touch with your passions?” “Ok,” I said, “I’m going to give you all a minute […]

Choosing What You See, Choosing How You Feel

They’re back!!! Once again, the holidays are upon us. Does it seem like more people than ever are lamenting what’s coming? Could it be they’re not looking forward to the cycle of pressure, obligations, expectations, and disappointments? The older we get the faster our life cycles come around and the big banner holiday events may […]

Is Your Communication Stuck in a Low Gear?

“Life is like a ten-speed bike; most of us have gears we never use.” ~Charles Schulz I have mentioned before that I am a member of a networking group that meets from 8:00-9:30 every Friday morning. There are more than 30 people in the group, which includes lawyers, financial advisors, insurance specialists, a nutritionist, plumber, […]

What You Didn’t Know About Connecting With Your Passion

How does knowing what you’re passionate about lead to a more successful career, and in turn, a more successful life? Passion is the most compelling part of our emotional makeup and in many ways, defines who we are and how we communicate who we are. People respond to passionate expression.  Passion is one of the […]