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The balance to Social Sharing

I had a blog post all written about our home-buying process we recently went through.  We ultimately decided against buying a new home, and I wanted to share a few things that we had learned in this blog.  It was an emotionally draining and exciting process at the same time.  (And the blog was actually… Continue reading The balance to Social Sharing

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You are Not your Number

I am not a number person.  If fact, it's embarrassing how often I have to use a calculator.  I cannot remember statistics. But I am obsessed with them.  What's my number on the scale?  What's my number on my retirement account?  What's my number in relation to my level at work?  What's my number for… Continue reading You are Not your Number

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How to Lose Friends and Influence No One (Reflections from an expert)

After a rough week on social media, some of us are looking at our friends and family saying, "Who ARE you?!?!"  People are engaged in a political civil war.  Families are fighting.  Friends are fighting.  My kids are fighting.  (Just kidding - they are actually playing together and I'm afraid to breathe in case I… Continue reading How to Lose Friends and Influence No One (Reflections from an expert)

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Three reasons your friend in sales is approaching you – and how to handle it

I'm going to preface this by saying that I'm in sales.  But I also don't like the approach of many salespeople.  I instinctively cringe or roll my eyes when I see some of them.  Some of us are conditioned to think the worst and assume that they only have their own interests in mind.  I… Continue reading Three reasons your friend in sales is approaching you – and how to handle it