Personal Development & Success

Communicating Love Through Stages and Seasons of Marriage

Remember Valentine’s Day: Feb 14! My gift to you: The week’s guest article by Dr. Jeff Rees. We hope it makes a big difference in your communication and ultimately your relationship! Marriages go through different developmental stages. When periods of joy and pleasure are sustained, life is good.  But when marriage has its equivalent of [...]

2019-02-11T13:35:45+00:00By |Comments Off on Communicating Love Through Stages and Seasons of Marriage

How to Become A Person of Influence

(Forbes first published my article here.) Business circles are buzzing often these days about influence. Who has it? Who lacks it? Why people need it? Often, the conversations sound as if influence were a commodity you could buy at the local store or install on your laptop. Although it’s not that easy, people have more [...]

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6 Ways to Think Positively in a Negative World

No one will argue that negativity surrounds us. Government shutdowns. Politicians pointing fingers, giving their counterparts tongue-lashings, and plastering the airwaves with expletives.  Terrorists strikes. Natural disasters. Health crises that threaten loved ones. Financial challenges that stretch and stress. Dwelling on these things could make you want to duck your head under the covers and [...]

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How to Have Tough, Productive Conversations About Money at Home

Guest Column by Mary Kelly, PhD THIS is the year you are going to lose the weight, exercise 3 times a week, and get your finances in order.  You are going to create a budget, fully fund both your Roth IRA and your 401 (k) plans,  save 10% for your current asset fund (which is [...]

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3 Things To Consider Before Agreeing To The Job, Deal, Or Partnership

(Forbes.com previously published my article here.) Early in my career, an international organization contacted me about licensing my intellectual property. Four of their executives and I talked for more than a year in negotiating and setting up a complex arrangement involving a third partner and multiple distributors. Those initial complex, detailed communications eventually led to [...]

2019-01-08T05:17:16+00:00By |Comments Off on 3 Things To Consider Before Agreeing To The Job, Deal, Or Partnership

Top 10 Communication Blogs From 2018: Did You Miss These?

Thanks for being a reader in 2018. To wrap up the year, I’m re-running 10 of the most popular communication blogs in the last 12 months just in case you missed them.   Top 10 Booher Communication Blogs of the Year   How to Stop a Micromanaging Boss Far too many people have had a [...]

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