Be A Virtual Executive: How To Succesfully Lead From the Home Office

Be A Virtual Executive: How To Successfully Lead From Your Home Office

Over twenty years ago, I started my life as a virtual executive. I had been looking at office space in New York or San Francisco, when along came a cowboy and swept me off my feet. (When I say cowboy, I mean a real cowboy. A mountain living, cattle wranglin’, horse riding man who personified … Read more

Why Is A Positive Attitude Important?

Why Is A Positive Attitude Important?

For all the talk about positivity, you may wonder on a bad day, “Why is a positive attitude important?” Maintaining a good attitude when life isn’t going your way doesn’t come naturally – so why bother? I’ll share more, but the main reason is this: your positive attitude positively affects YOU. It’s human nature to … Read more

Learn How to Network Effectively and See Your Network Grow

Learn How to Network Effectively: 7 Rules for Building Professional Relationships

Networking rarely makes its way onto a to-do list. You don’t reap immediate, tangible rewards when interacting with people so it’s easy to delay the hard work of connecting with people in your company and industry. The discomfort of meeting strangers may not seem worth the effort it takes to learn how to network effectively. … Read more

Life choice road signs

How to recognize life patterns and make better choices

Consider the dozens of life and career choices you’ve made over the years. Try to remember how and why you make those choices. What were you expecting at the time? How did the reality match up with your expectations? Did the choice of school, career, job, or spouse worked out better than you dreamed – … Read more

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How to Answer Even the Toughest Questions with Confidence

Be as willing to respond to questions as you are willing to ask them. If you hesitate to answer, people think you aren’t cooperative, don’t know the answer, don’t know what you’re doing, or that you lack confidence. You might even be viewed as acting arrogant and superior in your non-response. Choose your words and tone … Read more