Good interpersonal skills are vital. In order to maximize and enjoy relationships to the fullest, you want to have – or develop – good interpersonal skills.
So many of us today are overwhelmed by the apparent need to be multi-tasking all the time both at work and at home. We are always "too busy."
Taking command of your life involves shifting your mindset from “what’s going to go wrong next” to “how can I change my day to a productive one?”
I like Neil Pasricha’s thinking. He says that when you plant the Untouchable Day flag on your calendar, it feels permanent in your mind.
I learned a long time ago that helping others makes you feel better about yourself. Moreover, once you experience the wonderful feeling that you get by giving, you will understand why this act can be so transformative. It can be even more powerful when you combine your passion with your giving.
Understanding what is under our control and what is not can help us manage our expectations realistically. In reality, we might be better off if we routinely learned to expect the unexpected.
Don’t wear stress like a badge of courage. Being busy is fine, but too much busy-ness is not desirable. It generates stress. And the impact stress has on your immune system over time can negatively affect your health.
Listening is important for two basic reasons. First, for the listener: the better the listening, the fuller the understanding. Second, for the speaker: appreciation of being heard, and acknowledged, is valuable on many levels.
To be a successful influencer you have to tune into other people. Listen to what they say. Watch what they do. This will allow you to choose the most effective way to affect change in someone’s behavior. Learning to tune in to others is key to sharpening your influencing skills.
Throughout the different stages of life – life’s transitions – we all have to face them, deal with them and get through them. Which means not fearing change and embracing focusing rituals
The time you take for that Intentional Pause, even just a minute or two, can really make a difference in your day. You end up energizing yourself rather than feeling depleted.
WASHINGTON, December 14, 2017: In my past few articles, I have shared with you the practices from the book, “Into the Magic Shop” by Dr. James Doty, a successful author, neurosurgeon, businessman, and family man. His book has had a profound effect on my life. I believe the exercises he shares in the book are ...
By taming the mind, we are calmer, we benefit from lower blood pressure, improve the quality of our sleep and are able to focus on the task at hand.
WASHINGTON, October 29, 2017 – If you want to change anything in your business or personal life, both the opportunity and steps to do so have never been so clearly spelled out as they are by Dr. James Doty in his book “Into the Magic Shop.” As you’ll quickly discover when reading this book, the ...
Clients I work with that partner intentions and goals enjoy the journey as much as the destination.
We have no control over Hurricane Irma and the hurricanes that may follow in life. We can sit here and worry, but what good is that going to do?
The need to carve out the time for silence in your life is essential to your mental and physical health.
There are many reasons for taking good care of yourself. Avoiding the cascading effects of stress is one of the most important.
Summertime, and the living is easy. It’s just the time you need to gear up for a happier and more productive fall, winter and spring at home and at work.
Change can be particularly challenging for people going through any type of life or career transition.