The playground isn't the only place where you'll run into bullies. Internet bullying has led to suicides. Office bullying is on the rise, and it's a deal-killer no matter what business you're in.
Updated: September 11, 2011, - 05:11 PM
I have had the privilege of mentoring hundreds of people over the years. I always ask them two questions: What do you like to do? What are your strengths? Most have a good idea of what they like to do, but you wouldn't believe how many people don't understand their own strengths.
Updated: September 04, 2011, - 02:32 PM
A university professor began reflecting on the people who had a positive impact on his life. In particular, he remembered a schoolteacher who had gone out of her way to instill in him a love of poetry. He hadn't seen or spoken to her in many years, but he found her address and sent her a letter of thanks. A short time later, he received this reply:
Updated: August 28, 2011, - 11:21 AM
Lately it seems like every night when I watch ESPN to get the day's baseball scores and highlights, I see another pitcher throwing a temper tantrum in the dugout after a poor performance.
Updated: August 21, 2011, - 02:07 PM
It all started with an innocent question at a conference where I was speaking. After I was introduced to one of the organizers, I asked her, "And what do you do for a living?"
Updated: August 14, 2011, - 01:38 PM
Our lives basically are changed in two ways -- by the people we meet and the books we read.
Updated: August 07, 2011, - 02:38 PM
Consider what the average body does every 24 hours: Your heart beats 100,689 times. Your blood travels 168 million miles. You breathe 23,040 times, inhaling 438 cubic feet of air. You eat more than 3 pounds of food, and drink about 3 quarts of liquids. You lose almost a pound of waste. You speak 25,000 words. You move 750 muscles. You exercise 7 million brain cells.
Updated: July 31, 2011, - 02:59 PM
Over the years, I've asked a lot of people what makes a great salesperson. The answers are fairly predictable: passion, persistence, likability, planning, trustworthiness, strong work ethic, initiative, intelligence, good communication skills, sense of humor, humility, good timing, strong relationships building and follow-up (or, as I say, the sale begins when the customer says yes).
Updated: July 24, 2011, - 02:30 PM
A preacher died and went to heaven, where he noticed that a New York cabbie had been awarded a higher place than he.
Updated: July 17, 2011, - 05:18 PM