personal development

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. […]
September 1, 2016
Don't Negotiate!

STOP! DON’T NEGOTIATE!

STOP! DON’T NEGOTIATE! What? Don’t negotiate? How is that thinking like a negotiator? There are times when it’s appropriate to not negotiate. This would be something you would consider during […]
August 30, 2016

The Journey to Achieve the Goal – Toastmasters Accredited Speaker #68

I returned recently from the Toastmasters International Convention 2016 where I spoke in the Level 2 final for the Accredited Speaker (AS) designation and earned the designation as the 68th […]
April 11, 2016

The 8 Archetypes/Personalities in Negotiation

What kind of negotiator are you? What kind of negotiator would you like to be? In negotiation, part of being a master negotiator is learning how to apply different strategies […]
October 23, 2015

Anatomy of a Negotiation – Landlord Tenant Dispute

Whether you are negotiating a big contract, a relationship, a business deal or a personal situation, the negotiation principles you use are all the same. They might be applied in […]
October 12, 2015

Think Like A Negotiator in Employee Engagement & Relations (Part 2)

Negotiation in the workplace. Employee engagement. What is the secret? Is it a detailed, dissectible idea that requires extensively complex and over complicated techniques in order to be effective in […]
October 3, 2015

Think Like A Negotiator in Employee Engagement and Relations

Recently I had the honor of being a breakout session speaker at the SHRM/PIHRA California HR Conference and the title of my talk was Think Like A Negotiator in Employee […]
September 14, 2015

Leadership Lessons for High Performance

Leadership, it’s something we all do everyday. You may not think you are a leader but even if it’s only yourself you have to lead. Aside from self leadership, there […]
June 8, 2015

7 Negotiation Strategies Applied to Everyday Life

7 Negotiation Strategies Applied to an Everyday Situation Recently I went on an amazing mother daughter trip with my daughter after she graduated from CSULB. We went to the East Coast […]