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How to Let Go of FOMO and Adopt a JOMO Attitude

Last year I made the decision to take a sabbatical.  For many years I thought sabbaticals were only for academics to be able to have a school year free from teaching to allow them to devote time to rest, research, travel, and write. This sounded like an ideal life to me and it was one of the reasons I wanted to become a [...]

Enough!

Whenever my life is overflowing with fullness and I get overwhelmed, I reflect on what I need to let go of. Recently, I sat to reflect on my overwhelm and looked around and quickly came to the conclusion that I must let go of the attachment I have to my stuff. I have lived in [...]

By |April 30th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, Skills|0 Comments

“What You Mutter Matters”

I sat at my desk this morning savoring my first cup of coffee watching the day get lighter and lighter with the sunrise. I was ready to begin my morning work ritual. I looked at my daily calendar that still displayed yesterday’s date and saying: MON APR 02 do your work. Not very exciting. I [...]

By |April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, Skills|0 Comments

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. • [...]