Air Force

October 29, 2018

Calm is not Weak

Mastery Monday – Calm is not Weak. Calm means not showing or feeling nervousness, anger, or other emotions; absence of violent or confrontational activity within a place or group; pleasantly […]
May 10, 2018

Thoughts From A Mother

The photo is a throwback to the mid 90’s – promotion to Technical Sergeant. It was the hardest rank to get promoted to in the Contracting Career field at that […]
October 30, 2016
After Action Report

After Action Report / Review of Performance

AAR – After Action Report/Review is something required in the military after completion of a mission to evaluate what worked, what didn’t and what could be done next time to […]
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 […]
March 7, 2016
How to handle a major contract dispute

Negotiation Strategies in Major Contract Dispute

Negotiation is all about reaching an agreement. Normally, the examples given are less complex and more common. However, the strategies taught in Think Like A Negotiator were derived from many […]
February 17, 2016

Negotiate the Suck Factor

The suck factor? Yes, the suck factor. What exactly is the suck factor? The word suck in this case is a slang word that means “to be objectionable or inadequate.” […]
February 10, 2016

I’m Doing Some “Light” Reading

I’m doing some light reading….. Yes it’s an Infusionsoft book. It’s a big Infusionsoft book! Why Infusionsoft? Why now?  I’m going to share with you why I decided to choose […]
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 […]