Coaching

January 30, 2018

Why do I have to expend unnecessary time and effort to get someone to actually do their job Part 2

Why do I have to expend unnecessary time and effort to get someone to actually do their job Part 2 After having a not so great experience at my local […]
January 30, 2018

I’m Rooting For The New England Patriots for the Super Bowl and Here’s Why

I’m rooting for the New England Patriots for the Super Bowl and here’s why… I’m a die-hard Dallas Cowboys fan. I was born in Dallas and raised in San Antonio, […]
January 24, 2018

I Am a VICTOR – #menew #menolonger #menomore

Hopefully with the spotlight on sexual assault and harassment this will help stop it in the military. Something still needs to be done. This video is very well done and […]
January 20, 2018
Just Do Your Job!

Why Do I Have to Expend Unnecessary Time and Effort to Get Someone to Actually Do Their Job? Part 1

  When I was in the military and had kids, I started a monthly allotment to purchase savings bonds for their education.  They are adults now and while I’ve used […]
January 9, 2018

2018 is the Year of Excellence

It’s 2018.  New Year, fresh start.  I’ve determined 2018 to be the “Year of Excellence.”  In a class I’m taking we were asked to take a week to come up […]
January 2, 2018
Build Relationships First

Dear Retail Sales Person, Am I Putting You Out by Shopping in This Store?

A key Think Like A Negotiator strategy is “Build Relationships First.” It seems like in retail they forget that most days.  Oftentimes it feels like they are doing you a […]
November 28, 2017

Never Say Yes to the First Offer

Have you ever said yes to something only to be sorry you didn’t challenge the offer? Never say yes to the first offer as a general rule. The first offer […]
November 20, 2017

What is This Thing About Gratitude and Thanksgiving Anyway?

Thanksgiving is just days away and Christmas is right around the corner. Whether you celebrate Thanksgiving or not, you are likely to run across something about being grateful this time […]
September 19, 2017

The Power of Words

The power of words – I was sharing on yesterdays TLN Virtual Community Call about the difference between the word survivor and victor. People use the word survivor to describe […]