3 Quick Tips for Better Communication During Covid Quarantine

Here you are in 2020, exactly where you thought you’d be…right? Well, no. Unless you’re an essential worker, like the many brave medical staff, truck drivers, grocery workers etc., you are in your home. Maybe you’re alone, or maybe you’re in a house with a lot of people and pets. Your natural daily routines and rhythms are gone. Kids aren’t in school, you’re not at work, you can’t go to the beach or the gym… The result? Tempers flare, little habits that used to be endearing now grate on your…

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The Balanced Millionaire Podcast

Thanks to Eileen Mendel at The Balanced Millionaire for giving me the opportunity to be on her podcast. Eileen Mendel, CEO of The Balanced Millionaire has been hosting podcasts for 2 years at BBS Radio. Check out her previous podcasts for more great content! Learn more about Eileen at The Balanced Millionaire.com. Here's a link to the podcast where we discuss confidence, likability and communicating during the Coronavirus Quarantine. https://bbsradio.com/podcast/balanced-millionaire-march-25-2020

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Job Interviews in 2020: Focus on the Struggle NOT the Glory

You're getting ready for a big job interview and you're nervous. You've put on your best suit and gone over your background, ready to impress the interviewers with all of your accomplishments. What if I told you that your focus is completely wrong? YOUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS DON'T MATTER AND HERE'S WHY A study from the City University of London's Cass Business school suggests we're approaching impression management incorrectly. People everywhere are making the same mistake: focusing the interview on their achievements and success. You like to talk about your accomplishments because…

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Hurry Up and…

Have you ever thought about how much of your life you spend waiting? Waiting when you’re young…to get older. Waiting to graduate, get a job,  save up enough money, fall in love… Do you remember your last trip to the doctor where you were trapped in a Waiting ROOM.  You wait --on average-- half an hour to see a doctor, which you know in real time is FOREVER. What is all this waiting about? One of my favorite books is The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. A young shepherd from Spain…

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WWBD- What Would Batman Do?

Do you remember when you were little and people would ask "What do you want to be when you grow up?" When I was 5 years old someone asked me that question and there was only one answer. BATMAN. Watching cartoons, I'd learned about Batman. He's the secret identity of Bruce Wayne, an American billionaire who witnessed the murder of his parents as a child and swore revenge on criminals. His vengeance is tempered with the great ideal of justice. I was captivated. Being the Caped Crusader fighting crime was the perfect job....and…

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IMPROVING YOUR LIKABILITY FACTOR

One of the most powerful talents you can have is to be naturally likable. But how? Can this be learned? Absolutely. In the past week, I've had two people tell me that I have a rare quality: likability.  One of these people proclaimed it loudly to others, delighting me, of course. Some people are instantly likable. They have an easy manner, a ready smile and their energy is attractive to others. It's been shown that people who have this characteristic go far in life, from politicians to employees.  The good…

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