Category Archive: Personal Growth

Four Surprising Strategies that get You Promoted

#1. Prepare your replacement: Work yourself out of a job before working into one. Train and enable your replacement so your transition upward is an easy choice. The more essential you are the… Continue reading

How to get others to appreciate your great ideas?

Being supportive means going-with rather than going-against. I was having coffee with a few local business men when I realized again that going against can be annoying. A negative listening habit: When you… Continue reading

Six Positive Ways to Rise Above Negativity

You’ll never be great and negative at the same time. The positive side of negativity is you’ll eventually be right. Bad things happen. Problems arise. Crisis is inevitable. Being right, however, doesn’t create… Continue reading

Creating Your New Future

It’s better to fail at achieving a new future than continue living below your potential. Saying you’re wrong is the path to being right. Saying you’re wrong isn’t saying you are lazy, insincere, or… Continue reading

The 4 to 1 Rule Will Change Your Life

July 2, 2011 I decided to adopt the 4 to 1 rule. I challenge you to do the same. Every negative comment requires four positive comments. I know what some of you are… Continue reading

How to Overcome People Pleasing

(Originally posted October 10, 2010) Wanting another’s approval is healthy. Needing it is sick. You can’t please all the people even some of the time. “The disease to please,” as psychologist Harriet Braiker… Continue reading