I try to support other writers and offer fresh voices to this blog. My guest today, Joel S. Syder, identifies the top distractions to our Christian faith and tells how to avoid them. Religion is an important aspect of many of our lives, and faith can do wonders to heal and guide us. Christians naturally […]
Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa are among the great reasons to connect with your customers and prospects during the holiday season. These tips will help. I reached into the Heartspoken archives to share again this very helpful post from today’s guest: corporate etiquette expert, speaker, and trainer Lydia Ramsey. We’ve become friends and realized that her […]
Everything you own and every choice you make comes with a cost, either up front or ongoing. You should always count the cost. I’ll bet you are a responsible person. I’d like to think I am too. I don’t usually spend money I don’t have, and it’s rare for me to splurge on things that […]
In this book, Brené Brown takes her impressive body of research in shame, vulnerability, and resilience and applies her findings to leadership and organizational cultures. Dare To Lead: Brave Work, Tough Conversations, Whole Heartsby Brené BrownPublished 2018 I’ve read every book Brené Brown has ever written, and the arc of her research and its conclusions […]
I’m popping in today for a brief Veterans Day reflection. Our veterans, living and dead, are all heroes to me, and thinking about heroes led me to think about revisionist history. Revisionist history It has become popular to uncover —sometimes gleefully or even maliciously—the flaws, errors, and sins of our forefathers and mothers and a […]
Are you feeding these monsters? They might include anger, jealousy, sorrow, regret, guilt, lies, greed, arrogance, resentment, self-pity, inferiority, superiority, and false pride.
Paperless Post is a wildly popular service that makes it easy to send and track invitations and beautifully designed correspondence. I still love handwritten notes! Those of you who have followed this blog for a while know how passionate I am about personal handwritten notes and correspondence. They can’t be beat for meaningful connection and […]
We always have a choice about whether we focus on our differences or look for common ground. Civil discourse is hard to find Today’s world seems to be so polarized and contentious, especially in the area of politics. My friends and I all agree that unless we know the political leanings of people we’re with, […]