Alert Posture

Today’s challenge, ask yourself: When can I try the alert posture shift in a meeting this week? (Remember to shift subtly, or you’ll scare your speaker!)  Quote: “Enjoy where you are on the way to where you are going.” Joyce Meyer Believe it or not, those three little words, “Sit up straight!” really can have an…

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Enter a Room Listening

When can I next practice entering a room listening? “You can become an even more excellent person by constantly setting higher and higher standards for yourself and then by doing everything possible to live up to those standards.” Brian Tracy Have you ever been in the middle of writing down some notes from a recently ended…

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Echo Back

What are the styles of the people I work with and live around? How can I consciously echo back with them? “There are two ways to slide easily through life: to believe everything or to doubt everything; both ways save us from thinking.” Theodore Rubin To build rapport and enhance relations, take time to notice…

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Three Magic Questions

Have I chosen the right battles today/this week/this month/this year/in my life? Quote: “The happiest people in the world are those who feel absolutely terrific about themselves, and this is the natural outgrowth of accepting total responsibility for every part of their life.” (Brian Tracy) To decide if you should back off or bite in…

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Four Choices

Which strategy should I use this week on something or someone who’s on my nerves? “Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.” William James When something or someone is on your nerves, you have four choices: • Stay…

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