Eldonna’s Blog

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 […]
February 13, 2017
Over 50 and Alone on Valentines Day

Over 50 and Alone on Valentine’s Day

Are you a single woman over 50 who finds being single in today’s superficial world a challenge?  Do you feel happy with who you are but wish you had someone […]
February 13, 2017
How to be focused

How to Stay Disciplined / Focused in the Face of Distraction

I usually  like to start with the definition of a topic that I’m writing about. Today’s topic is Discipline. The definition(s) of discipline are: 1. Punishment 2. Instruction 3. A […]
December 31, 2016
goal-setting

Goals and Dreams – Set Your Intentions for 2017

It’s the last day of 2016 and many people set “New Years Resolutions” for the new year. I choose not to do that because statistics show that most resolutions are […]
December 23, 2016
Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas from Eldonna!

We are coming to the close of another year. In a couple of weeks 2016 will be in the history books. Christmas is just around the corner and I hope […]
December 22, 2016
Feedback is an important part of our lives!

Feedback is the Breakfast of Champions

Feedback is the Breakfast of Champions. What does that mean exactly? Feedback is defined as information about reactions to a product, a person’s performance of a task, etc., used as […]