Bless yore lil h-e-a-r-r-r-rr-t!!

Today, ask yourself: Is the comment I’m about to make a “blessing” (sincere praise) or a “dissing” (passive-aggressive)? If there’s doubt, probably best to leave it out. In Texas we have this wonderful catch-all phrase and we use it like an etch-a-sketch erase of a back-handed compliment. Example: “Nice dress, but not on you…“Bless yore…

Ethos, Pathos, Logos and Laugh-os

Today, Ask Yourself: Where can I practice “Laugh-os” this week and look at things more lightly? Quote: “She who laughs, lasts.” Kelli S. Vrla, CSP Distilled Nugget: What helps persuade others both in drama and in life? Ethos: having ethical, moral character Pathos: appealing with passion Logos: appealing with logic But don’t forget to add my favorite Greek trait:…

Fear=Lack of Knowledge

Today, Ask Yourself: What can I know more of this week that can help me fear something less? Quote: “Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you’re not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were.” –David Rockefeller Distilled Nugget: Knowledge is the antidote for fear. If ever…

Dressed for Success?

I have a question for you – and anyone can answer this. When you’re traveling during what’s commonly known as standard business hours, does attire during travel matter? What are your thoughts on “business casual” during travel? Or if you’re in a position where standard business attire is common – should you wear that when…