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Three Marketing Tips From the Two best Panhandlers in Vegas

Marketing Ideas from Las Vegas Be Different New, improved, fabulous, best, etc., the language of marketing is fueled with so many meaningless adjectives that we’ve become immune to them. Yet…Read more

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    Why the “My Job is Harder” Fight isn’t a Battle You Want to Win

Why the “My Job is Harder” Fight isn’t a Battle You Want to Win

There’s a human tendency to feel like you’re pulling more than your fair share of the weight. That’s because we only experience the hardships of our own reality. We don’t…Read more

Why We’re Asking the Wrong Questions About Cheating

People love to judge a cheater. Some students at our local high school were caught cheating.  They stole copies of a test.  These weren’t the kind of kids who usually…Read more

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    How the Story about the Lady and the Baskets Made Me a Better Spouse

How the Story about the Lady and the Baskets Made Me a Better Spouse

My friend who is a divorce lawyer says, “Most marriage failures are not the result of infidelity, substance abuse or in-laws. Most marriage failures are the result of selfishness.” When…Read more

The Myth of “The One Thing” And Why Three Is Better

The human mind hates complexity.  When something goes wrong, we want to know the cause, and we want it to be simple. Believing that one single thing causes the person…Read more

Three Ways to Deal with the Poison Person

Is your husband’s boss ruining your marriage? It’s simply stunning at how one negative person can seep into the lives of so many others. Their prickly tentacles insert themselves into…Read more

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    Five Friends Nobody Needs and How to Manage Them, If You Must

Five Friends Nobody Needs and How to Manage Them, If You Must

We’ve all got that friend.  The person who no matter what the situation will always find a way to turn it around to be about them instead of you. The…Read more

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    Why Understanding the Back Story Helps You Solve the Problem

Why Understanding the Back Story Helps You Solve the Problem

Whose photo would you rather see on the news, the killer or the hero? Should we be deconstructing the life of a murderer? Or honoring the lives of the heroes?…Read more

Who Are You Letting Into Your Head?

Have you ever been infuriated by someone’s Facebook post? You’re not alone. One minute you’re mindlessly trolling pictures of your high school girlfriend’s nephew’s graduation, the next minute, someone’s political post…Read more

Are You An Additive Person Or A Subtractive One?

It started with stuffing. But then, as Southern family fights tend to do, it went from stuffing to sweet potatoes to full fledged character assassination. It’s the kind of fight…Read more

People Should Come With Warning Labels

Wouldn’t it be great if people announced their dysfunctions and hidden agendas at the start of a relationship rather than you having to discover it later. Think about how much…Read more

4 Well-Intended Comments That Suck The Life Out Of People

Are you sabotaging people without realizing it? We want the people around us to do their best, but sometimes, in our efforts to “help,” we wind up making them feel…Read more

Why People Become Extremists During Arguments

 It starts out calm. You're having an intelligent debate with a colleague. Then they say something that pushes your buttons and before you know it, the words are flying and…Read more

Why Avoiding Conflict Keeps You Trapped In It Forever

"Avoiding conflict wreaks havoc on business and relationships as well." Most people don't like conflict.   It feels risky and time consuming. They're either afraid of it or they don't want to expend…Read more

How To Keep Emotional Vampires From Leeching Your Ambition

She was my boss' secretary, back in those days when there was such a thing as personal secretaries. She was mean as a snake.  She snapped at anyone who dared ask her for…Read more

The Curse Of Mindset – How To Get Credit For Doing Good Work

Do you ever feel unappreciated? You put in a long day, you complete all the tasks, you do the right thing by your family, yet people still complain. Why? Are…Read more

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  • Leadership Lessons From Monica Lewinsky

    In 22 short minutes Lewinsky transforms public perception, moving from a woman who was once narrowly defined by a youthful mistake to emerge as a commanding leader of a Noble cause. As someone who coa … … Read more

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How a Slight Tweak in Words Changes Your Entire Organization

A colleague and friend of mine was staying at a high-end casino hotel recently for a conference.  One morning, he asked a waiter for a bottle of water.  A few…Read more

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