Get More Done, with More Love, More Calm, More Focus

Mary Lynn Ziemer reminds us to be patient as the route to a calmer mindset and better performance. Eric Lofholm talked this morning (see the 05.25.20 post) about how to avoid overload. Among his “staying positive” tips are to focus on what’s at hand now, in each moment. Then, in the next moment, focus on what’s to be done […]

Why do Companies Complicate their Customers’ Lives?

Based on an article originally published March 3, 2018 When you call a company’s customer service number or, worse, their sales line, how do you like it if you have to go through multiple automated menus and then wait on hold for ten minutes or longer? Does it encourage you to do more business with […]

Opinions are Like an Obscure Spot in Your Anatomy

Everybody has one. Few are interested in yours. I hope you’re finding constructive ways of accommodating the changes forced on us in these crazy times. Remember that every cloud has a silver lining. When you;re handed a lemon, make lemonade. Here’s a more complete reminder of that mindset from a few issues ago. Last week, I had […]

How do You Feel, Facing a New Challenge?

Do you delight in heaping praise on your kids for how smart they are? Or how talented? If you solve a puzzle, do you look for a tougher challenge, a more difficult puzzle? Do you believe your, or someone else’s, personality is what you, or they, were born with? This was our topic a couple of […]

What do You Hate in Others’ Behaviors?

Recently I connected with John Patrick Morgan through an introduction from another coach I work with. He actually goes by JP Morgan. JP sings to quite a different drummer than the storied banker of the same name. Related? I don’t know. JP has some wonderful insights into life and what make us human beings what we are. […]