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September 6, 2018

What happens if you change “but” to “and”?

Positive and negative communication have so many nuances, and there are subtle ways to turn a negative statement or thought into a positive one. For instance, […]
July 18, 2018

Harmony At The Health Club

When you join a health club, a membership coordinator or sales associate normally gives you a tour of the facilities, answers your general questions, and acquaints […]
May 9, 2018

What Does Your Posture Say About You?

Good posture is the mark of a warm persona, and conveys competence and confidence. In a recent session with new and small business owners we talked […]
January 30, 2018

What Is A Conversational Narcissist?

Most people are aware of what (and who) a Conversational Dominator is, but what about who’s a Conversational Narcissist? And, what if you’re a Conversational Narcissist […]
December 8, 2017

Nine Ways To Keep Your Spirit In Check At The Holiday Office Party

Holiday cheer and festivities galore are in the air! One of the many events most of us attend is the Holiday Office Party. Whether you’re in […]
August 31, 2017

There’s An Art To Small Talk

Small talk is defined as the polite conversation we share with others in impromptu social settings that are light and casual. It’s making conversation for the […]
July 20, 2017

Traveling This Summer?

Happy Summer! While it’s high summer travel season, it’s always good to be reminded of ways you can be courteous and respectful of others as you’re […]
June 28, 2017

How To Be Grateful For Your June Joys

Aaah the month of June, it’s a very busy time of the year for many people. It’s a big month for graduations, weddings, interviewing, new jobs, […]
June 2, 2017

Fun Fact About The Handshake

The handshake is said to have started in ancient times when soldiers used swords to fight, carrying their swords in cases on their left sides, thus […]
May 25, 2017

Keep The Peace At Home

In today’s hectic, fast-paced home life, sometimes politeness toward our family members inadvertently gets overlooked. You’ve got to be at the soccer field in 10 minutes […]
December 9, 2021

Candles: What Do They Symbolize During The Holiday Season?

Weaving family and cultural traditions into the harried and rushed holiday season is a wonderful tactic to take a pause (and perhaps a few deep breaths) […]
December 13, 2021

Neighborly Kindness & Empathy (Especially During The Holidays)

“I think being a neighbor starts with kindness and empathy. You don’t have to show up with a fresh apple pie or anything like that. It’s […]
February 25, 2022

How Is Your Day Going So Far?

Chances are, you find yourself answering with a little more detail when someone asks “How is your day going so far?” versus “How are you?”. Small […]
April 13, 2022

Returning To The Office: Reconnecting With Small Talk

While more and more employees are transitioning WFH to hybrid or back-to-office full time, research reveals after working virtually for over two years that many workers […]