Halloween decorations were on display in stores like Target right after they put away the July Fourth items. Kids can’t wait to go out as their favorite superhero and collect as much candy as possible from their neighbors. The weekend before will be the ‘adulting’ parties and celebrations. Which brings up my question – What costume are you wearing? Go to the comments section right now and let us all know. You’ve certainly thought it over and spent either your time or money on your … [Read more...]
Do You Wear a Costume?
Are you in costume everyday of your life? At work...at home... are you who you really are, or are you role playing all the time? Have you lost track of who you really are? Are you really you when you are working with your clients and customers? The point of this question is to ask “do you assume a role”? How do you show up to work with clients, customers, or when you are out networking? In addition, do you have MVS syndrome? This stands for Multiple Value Systems. There is the … [Read more...]
Are You Caught In The Quicksand of Stress and Frustration?
Seriously, are you caught in the quicksand of stress and frustration? This really applies to everything…for everyone doesn’t it? “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.” — Mary Engelbreit We each have our way and our views of how things should be. Some have an even stronger viewpoint, as in, they view how things have to be! A longer article is needed for how these views come to be, however, it’s a combination of upbringing … [Read more...]
Look In The Mirror
Wherever you are located – the office, at work, your home, traveling – take a moment today and look in the mirror and make eye contact with the person you see. This is the person who others see when they look at you. Who do they see? They see the person you let them see. Is this the person you want them to see? Who are you really? Is it time to open up a bit – at least a little crack – let some of the real you enter into the interaction you have everyday with people? Sure your inner … [Read more...]
Are You Lost In A Costume Everyday of Your Life?
Are you in costume everyday of your life? At work, at home are you who you really are, or are you role playing all the time...have you lost track of who you really are? Are you really you when you are working with your clients and customers? The point of this question is to ask "do you assume a role"? Essentially are you in costume when you show up to work with clients, customers, or when you are out networking. Is this what you do? In addition, do you have MVS syndrome? This stands for … [Read more...]
It’s A Bird
Who knows what hit me? One day recently while at the NJ Shore the birds of all types were looking around for their people food. You know what the birds are looking for right? Bags of Doritos left out on a beach blanket. Any type of chips left unguarded by a beach chair. The birds would stalk around the area. They look to see if there was anyone around or at least not paying any attention to the target bag. Then quickly when the moment was right - go in for the kill! Grab the bag and … [Read more...]