Month: August 2017

Your People-Pleasing Habits May Be Problematic

30 Aug, 2017 , , ,

People-pleasing isn’t always a bad thing and it certainly doesn’t make you a bad person. On the plus side, you just want others to be happy and comfortable. However, the negative side of people-pleasing could be a compromise of your values or opportunities to be taken advantage of. Take a close look at a few […]

Are You Taking More Than You Give?

23 Aug, 2017 , , , , , , ,

Early in my career, I learned the most valuable piece of advice that has stuck with me decades later. “You can have everything in life you want if you’ll just help enough other people get what they want.” This lesson came, of course from my mentor Zig Ziglar. The idea that to get what you […]

Why Do We Make Bad Decisions? (And How to Stop!)

16 Aug, 2017 , , , , , ,

Hindsight is always 20/20. Have you ever looked back on a poor decision and thought, “what was I thinking?” We’ve all been there! Bad decisions don’t happen by chance. There is almost always a driving force influencing your decision, and it’s usually not a good one. Whether you call them reasons, excuses or habits, here […]

Science Says You Need to Laugh More… And So Do I!

9 Aug, 2017 , , , ,

It’s hard to feel stressed when you’re laughing. But laughter can do a whole lot more for you than just stress relief — laughter can make you more productive. Researchers have compared laughter to that of a “potent drug” with “contagious powers” and a lengthy list of benefits for both mind and body. Check out […]

Are You Stuck in a Rut?

3 Aug, 2017 , , , ,

It’s a phrase we’ve all heard: stuck in a rut. When I thought about being “stuck in a rut,” I became curious of where the phrase even came from. So I did a bit of research and here’s what I found: The phrase is thought to have originated in the early 1800s when the wheels […]

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