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Share I’ve been told “It’s all about you, isn’t it” many times. Well, it is. I mean most people have a world view and it centers around….them. The rainy weather. “how does it affect me”? Too many people at a party, “how does it affect me”? New president elected, “how does it affect me”? Hired
Share "Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must outrun the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the slowest gazelle, or it will starve. It doesn't matter whether you're a lion or gazelle – when
Share We’ve all done it. You meet someone and within seconds you forget their name. There you are starring at them thinking “Oh my God, I did NOT just forget their name. They JUST told me their name. How could I forget?” The problem is we did not store it in our short term memory. Once
Share OK, you look cool with the shades on. We all get it. Shades are great for blocking the sun, but they can also block communication too. Making eye contact in an important component in effective communication. It means you care and are interested in the person you are talking to. There are times where
ShareWe've all been there, you're at an event or a convention and the inevitable questions comes up.."so, where you from?" comes up. Normally, you just give the city and leave it up to their wit and conversation skills to make a comment. It's easy when you are from a big city, like Los Angeles or
ShareNot the pretty ones…the bad ones. I get this question alot when I am talking to students and we get to the part where I speak of small talk and starting conversations. Butterflies in the stomach is the bodies flight or fight response. Basically during your bodies fight or flight response, blood is drawn away
ShareYou're at a party and someone asks you "So, what do you do for a living?" You are kind and you tell them something like "I am a computer repair technician". Uh…OK. As the great Homer Simpson would say…BOOORRRING! What about this. Next time someone asks you what you do for a living, tell them