Do You Make Them Read Your Mind?

Posted by on Jun 8, 2015 | 2 Comments

We can’t assume people know what we’re thinking. When people do a good job, we need to tell them.

Do They Know?

Posted by on Jun 5, 2014 | No Comments

I’ve always thought it would be helpful to read minds.  Then we’d know.  We’d know what people think and not have to worry about the whole assumptions-thing, and could actually deal with what is real.  But then again…we’d know…right?!  And that would certainly come with its own set of complications.  But since we can’t actually […]

Are You Boxing Yourself In?

Posted by on May 21, 2014 | No Comments

Last week I was talking with an OnStage participant originally from the UK and we got to talking about how people seemed to make decisions about who he was and what he was like as soon as he opened his mouth to speak.  They’d hear his accent and *snap* – decide.  And last night I […]

How Can You Shift Your Focus?

Posted by on May 7, 2014 | No Comments

Have you ever noticed that when you’re truly focused on something and you’re giving it your full attention, that everything else seems to melt away?  It’s like it’s not even there. Both my boys (husband and kid) have the ability to hyper-focus, which is both an incredible gift and sometimes terribly annoying.  If they’re focused […]

Enhancing Your Sense of Control

Posted by on Apr 30, 2014 | 2 Comments

Yesterday, about 9:30am, I had settled into my work-rhythm when all of the sudden my entire computer froze.  Nothing was happening.  I forced a shutdown, made myself a cup of tea, and rebooted the darn thing.  All was going as expected until I went to open Outlook…some strange message telling me to “rebuild (my) database” […]