Blog

From Nice Girl to Winning Woman

 

The opposite of a “nice girl” isn’t a word that begins with “B,” rather it is a “Winning Woman.”  This is according to Dr. Lois Frankel in her book, Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office.

The distinction is that a nice girl acts in a...

Continue Reading...
Ask for what you want

 If you didn’t get the raise or bonus you were expecting, rather than making up a story in your head that it must have something to do with how you’re valued, respected, or perceived and possibly losing sleep over it, do something about it.

But many of us don’t want to rock...

Continue Reading...
Staying in Your Comfort Zone

According to Dr. Lois Frankel, New York Times best-selling author of Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office, most people want to emulate those folks who are enthusiastic, take risks, and have a “can do” attitude.  They find them more charismatic than people who stay in...

Continue Reading...
Define your power for your life

Even if we are successful or well educated, we can find it difficult to see or acknowledge our own power.

Continuing my series from Dr. Lois Frankel’s, “Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office,” Dr. Frankel writes that some of us deny our power because of the messages we...

Continue Reading...
Reclaim Your Personal Life on Valentine’s Day – and Every Day

 

Lois Frankel’s New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Business Week bestseller, Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office, writes that we shouldn’t make work our life.

She goes on to say that we owe our employer an honest day’s work for an honest day’s...

Continue Reading...
Learn how to say “no” and overcome your tendency to please people

 

I decided to just go ahead and put together a short video from part of a Masterclass with a psychotherapist that I’m creating. 

This video walks you through a powerful strategy and gives you the two essential steps to being able to say no, so that you will have the ability to...

Continue Reading...
How to Avoid Over Promising and Under Delivering

I’m absolutely pumped about today’s video.  

It’s about the big dilemma of overpromising and under delivering that affects so many of us for different reasons. 

We overpromise because we’re worried about what other people think.

Sometimes we have doubts...

Continue Reading...
Tread softly because you tread on my dreams

 

Once a month on a Sunday morning I get together with a group of people to practice yoga and meditation.  Our group meets in a building that’s used during the week to provide social care, community, and youth work services.  This is in Dublin, Ireland.

The reception area has...

Continue Reading...
What do you need to make your next career move?

 

Hello!

Looking for a new job after January 1 is one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions. 

According to a survey by Salary.com, right now, employees are making efforts to upgrade to richer pastures.  The survey showed that 43% of their respondents are not happy in...

Continue Reading...
How to Show People that You Value Them . . .

 

Some people are more important to us than others but how can we ensure that they don't feel neglected?

Continuing on in my series from Dr. Mark Goulston’s teachings in, Get Out of Your Own Way, I’m going to show you a way to let people know how much you value them.

It's...

Continue Reading...
Not asking for what you need . . .

 

Many of us don’t ask for what we need.  Instead, we hope that the person or people around us will somehow know.

 Hoping and waiting for people to respond to our unsaid need is a wonderful way not to get it.

 Some of us think that it would be a sign of weakness or...

Continue Reading...
Take heart . . . you are not alone . . .

 

“To some extent, everyone feels alone.” 

These are the words of Dr. Mark Goulston in his book, Get Out of Your Own Way, in the chapter on Holding It All In.

He wrote this about the pain people have after they go through something horrible. 

He says that talking about...

Continue Reading...
1 2