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Wipe That Smile

I was told to wipe the smile off my face, if I was going to be taken seriously.  The article was clear, to the point, complete with a set of instructions on how to tilt the chin, make eye contact and minimize the shrillness of my voice.  Beware of overusing the smile.  Leaders employ this […]

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A Wedding – A few last words…

“Once in awhile,  Right in the middle of an ordinary life,  Love gives us a fairy tale.”  Anonymous  A special thanks to all my blogger friends who joined the Wedding Dialogues.  Your thoughtful comments and “likes” were much appreciated. The Wedding Dialogues would not be complete without an epilogue containing some final thoughts on transitions. 

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Boring or Interesting Part II

Unless you are a late night shopper, you will eventually be in a line-up waiting to go through a cash register.  Anticipating the wait, stores usually have the latest gossip magazines and an assortment of high-priced candy placed at eye level to incite more spending.  When people get bored, they can read about the latest […]

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Boring or Interesting – Part I

A few years ago, I attended a seminar on how to build a productive business network.  The best strategy for success:  Don’t be boring.   My first thought: why the negative?   The best strategy could have easily been:  Be interesting.    The negative versus positive approach made me curious.  What’s the difference between boring and interesting…? The […]