Eldonna Lewis Fernandez

June 8, 2017
Negotiating Failure... does it exist?

Negotiating Life’s Failures

Negotiation failure?  Is that really a negotiation?  Yes it is.  Negotiation is discussions to make an agreement.  That discussion is first and foremost with ourselves.  You make agreements with yourself […]
June 4, 2017

The Shocking Photo that Jolted My Reality

Have you ever seen a photo of yourself that made you do a complete shift in your life? A reminder of something you already knew and ignored or simply refused […]
June 1, 2017
Ask Powerful Questions When Negotiating

Ask Powerful Questions

Asking powerful, clarifying questions helps avoid unwanted conversations. I will not agree to a phone call with someone who will not tell me what they want to talk to me […]
May 30, 2017
Self-Leadership: Disappointment

Self Leadership Lesson – Disappointment

Disappointment – it’s part of life. How do you handle disappointment? Having feelings of anger and frustration are normal. It’s OK to process those feelings. You don’t want to stay […]
May 23, 2017
AARP Magazine

Sensationalization of Women Keeping Us In A Box?

We still hear about problems women have in various environments.  Problems with sexual assault in the military, harassment at work, not being considered for something because you are a woman.  […]
April 6, 2017

Judge Judy – A Great Lesson in Negotiation Preparation

When you are preparing your position in negotiation you should consider whether or not you are willing to go to court. I watch Judge Judy clips on YouTube as education […]
April 2, 2017

Facebook Fake Profiles – Go Beyond the Delete and Block

Scammers are out there on Facebook and other sites.  They seek to scam unsuspecting people.  They create fake profiles then send friend requests to trick people into accepting the request. […]
March 24, 2017
Fact-finding skills

Verify the Facts (Part 2 of 2)

In the previous post, we discussed how some facts can seem like the truth. Now, let’s look at another statistic that has been misrepresented for years: 55% of communication is […]
March 23, 2017
Check the facts!

Verify the Facts (Part 1 of 2)

Verify the facts, sounds simple enough.  However there are those who take things they find online as the whole truth and nothing but the truth.  Sometimes we come across things […]