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The Power of Choice

On average, how do people respond when you ask them how they’re doing? Do they say they’re fine? A common acronym for fine is: F – F-ed up I – Insecure N – Neurotic E – Emotional Or how about some more answers to “how are you?”: busy, crazy, overwhelmed, and tired, perhaps? On top

The Expert’s Guide To Gratitude

At some point growing up, most of us were faced with the following scenario: We wrong our sister, brother, young neighbor or a classmate. Having been scolded by our parents for being rude or perhaps pulling their hair, the adult authorities gave us the following instructions. “Now you go over and apologize to your brother.”

I Know Why You’re Not Popular

I’m willing to bet my Aston Martin (OK, fine, I’ll bet both of them) that your mother or father once told you, “don’t worry about what the popular kids think about you.” Fast forward to this past week, and I was told the exact same message by so-many-I-lost-count “influencers” in my LinkedIn newsfeed. The past

What’s Stopping You?

Do you ever get that sinking feeling that you’ve been here before? You can’t quite put a finger on what feels so familiar, but it’s definitely like a 2-star remake of Groundhog’s Day. There’s nothing more discouraging than that feeling deep down in your gut of knowing you’re fighting the same battle as yesterday. I

Merde! It’s The Holidays

It’s that magical time of year when all the unprepared people of the world start losing their sh*t. Or as the French like to say, “ou est ma merde de Noël?” Actually they don’t say that, but it sounds more refined, so let’s stick with it. Yes, it’s the time of year to truly fake