How Confrontational Intelligence Can Get You What You Want

Last year, I studied and was certified in Judith Glaser's Conversational Intelligence (C-IQ) work. In her teachings, she describes the Three Levels of Conversation as follows: • Level I is transactional. This is when we exchange information. You ask. I tell. Repeat. Reverse. And so goes the dance. This is simply giving instructions or directing someone. • [...]

SMARTER goals are smarter than SMART goals

I attended a writer’s workshop a few weeks ago where Nina Amir, a nonfiction writers’ and high performance coach talked about a concept of having SMARTER goals. I am very familiar with SMART goals as I work with my clients on creating goals that use this mnemonic acronym. It stands for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, [...]

The best investment you can make…

Start Investing in You. You’re Worth It. Answer These 4 Questions to Find Out How. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.”  - Richard Branson One of my greatest strengths is embracing the role of life-long-learner. I am constantly learning just for the joy of it [...]