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June 4, 2018

Mastery Monday – Hakuna Matata

Self Leadership Lesson #1 Turn Negative Self Talk to Powerful Self Talk. (from upcoming Think Like A Leader book) Hakuna Matata translated means “No Trouble” If you saw the movie […]
May 14, 2018

Mastery Monday – What Level of Confidence Do You Need To Be A Great Negotiator?

Recently I spoke at a big event where I shared my Think Like A Negotiator Keynote talk.  There was a comment that said. “She seems a little arrogant, self-assured. It’s […]
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 […]
April 30, 2018

Mastery Monday – Tell someone you are proud of them.

Have you ever told someone you are proud of them only to have them look at you like you are crazy? Have you ever been told by someone they are […]
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 27, 2017

Be the Master of Your Own Game

Be the master of your own game. What does it mean to be the master of your own game?  The game I’m referring to is the inner game, that self-talk […]
August 14, 2017

Use Your Leverage and Influence

Use your leverage and influence is one of the tips in the Think Like A Negotiator book.  Basically, leverage is the exertion of force. Influence is the capacity to have […]
July 24, 2017

Only Do What Only You Can Do

Only do what only you can do.  That means you need to let other people help you.  What?  Can’t we do it all? Have you ever or do you currently […]
July 3, 2017

Wisdom is the Foundation for Success

Monday Mastery – Wisdom. There’s a proverb that says wisdom is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare. Another says wisdom is the tree of life to those […]