What’s your measuring stick for “How are you?”

What’s your measuring stick

I was talking with an acquaintance and asked “How are you?” and the response was, “Good I guess. I haven’t made any money this month.” I said “Well, things can be great AND you might not have made money. One doesn’t require the other.” My acquaintance gave me a quizzical look and replied “I guess…” We were interrupted and didn’t end up talking more about it. As I reflected on it later, I realized how easily I could have been on the other end of that … Continue reading

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June Book Reviews (We Are All Weird and Start with Why)

Since my May book review, I read “We Are All Weird: The Myth of Mass and The End of Compliance” by Seth Godin AND “Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action” by Simon Sinek. And my reviews are below. I’d love to know 2 things in the comments: Have you read these books? What did you think? What should I read next month? If it’s already on my to-read list, it’s probably a shoe in. You … Continue reading

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Authenticity and Vulnerability

Brené Brown, Daring Greatly

Have you ever been thinking about something and then suddenly it’s everywhere? I feel it’s a sign you’re on the right track, keep going. It’s about authenticity and vulnerability. It started with reading Brené Brown’s book Daring Greatly. Then, in a Facebook group, someone shared an article about the topic, and Brené Brown’s response. And then a YouTube personality I sometimes watch was very vulnerable in a video and that made me think about authenticity. And finally, this morning in the Momentum Mastermind, … Continue reading

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Days that start badly

Early in this blog’s history, I shared Stop that Bad Day. The gist of it is that my day started with a shattered glass full of orange juice and make-up on my shirt. I think I left the house in my third shirt of the day (and there weren’t any kids involved, just me). I could have assumed that these things meant the rest of my day was going to only get worse from there. Instead, I decided that the worst … Continue reading

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Top 5 Posts

This week I’m sharing the 5 most read blog posts. Take a look: What Does Being Happy Mean? What’s the difference between “being HAPPY,” emphasis on happy and “BEING happy,” emphasis on being? The Risk and Pain of Change Three different quotes about the risk and pain of change, with slightly different meanings. What are your thoughts on it? (the comments here are very good) Who Are You Exercise When you to tell someone about yourself, what do you say? How To … Continue reading

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