You Haven’t Given Me A Gift, You’ve Given Me An Obligation

Across much of the world, it’s the holiday season and for many people the biggest holiday of them all is Christmas. Some celebrate Christmas as the season of joy and peace. For others, it’s the season of love. For most it’s the celebration of the birth of Jesus. A huge part of the modern celebration […]

Great Holiday Gift Ideas

I hope you and your loved ones had a great Thanksgiving. You may be getting ready to celebrate another holiday – Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanza, Festivus – in December so it’s a good bet you’ll be exchanging gifts with family and friends. Knowing you want love ones to enjoy success and happiness, I hope you’ll consider giving […]

Don’t Be A Turkey When It Comes To Thanksgiving

This week Americans will be celebrating Thanksgiving. The holiday’s origins go back to the 1600s with the arrival of the Pilgrims on the continent. However, it wasn’t until Abraham Lincoln that Americans formally acknowledged the last Thursday in November as the day of celebration. Franklin D. Roosevelt altered the date in 1939, when there were […]

Need Help to get Something Done?

The following is a chapter from my first book, Influence PEOPLE: Powerful Everyday Opportunities to Persuade that are Lasting and Ethical. If you find it helpful, order your copy today. If you already have a copy, a review would be much appreciated. Need Help to get Something Done? Suppose it’s Monday the 22nd and you […]

Privilege and Judgment

Privilege is a word that’s kicked around quite often these days. If you look at various sources, you’ll see definitions that include words like benefit, advantage, favor, or special right that a person or group may have. Much of the time the privilege someone enjoys has little to do with their choices.  When you think […]