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Thwarted Expectation

Expectation: How many times has this happened to you? Things are flowing, you’re moving right along and getting stuff done. You’re feeling good, you’re feeling motivated. You’ve got a plan and you’re following through. Maybe it’s big deal: you’re finally going to clean the garage and you’re excited to do it. Or it may be trivial: you want to leave a dinner party at a certain time to pack for your trip the next day. The fact is, you have a plan – either incredibly detailed or roughly outlined – and you intend to see it through. And then you’re stopped short. And for no fault of your own. Your car breaks down. Your mom calls and you end up having a really long conversation and lose those two hours while your kid naps. Your housekeeper no shows cause she’s

Change one word and change your life

You *should* read this. Ready for a small idea with huge implications?  All we are going to do is eliminate one word from your vocabulary. One word that I guarantee you say, and probably way too much. “SHOULD.” I “should” make more time to sit down and write. I “should” be getting more sleep. I “shouldn’t” be eating so much. I “should” be better at this parenting thing. I should, I should, I should…. When you hear or say “should,” how does it make you feel? Heavy, burdened, obligated, stressed?  Now ask: “ ‘Should’ according to who?” “Should” according to YOU. What?! Now why would you do that to yourself? We all have this idea in our head of how things should be. We fear that if we don’t keep up with our shoulds, then things will fall through the cracks and we’ll fail miserably. I challenge