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October 10, 2018

How do we stop hate?

Hate – it seems to be rampant if you focus on the negative. How do you stop hate? Look in the mirror and ask yourself these questions: What do I […]
September 6, 2018

One Mistake Society – Tips for Giving Feedback

One Mistake Society – Mistakes, we all make them. That’s why there’s feedback to correct mistakes we’ve made. We are human, we are not perfect, mistakes are going to happen. […]
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 […]