The Artist In All Of Us

I come from the business world, and I happen to be married to an artist.  Opposites do attract, but you would be surprised at the number of things we share. There are quite a number of unexpected similarities that exist between the two of us. One such similarity is...

Pressure Me… Please!

If you’ve read my BLArticles® or books, you know I’ve never liked the word “nervous.” It’s a useless word to me because I’ve never known anyone who performed better when nervous.  I’m actually a fan of the word, “anxious.”  Now, there’s a word I can get behind.  When...

It’s Not The Typo; It’s The Formatting

For those who read my BLArticles® you probably know that I have a passion for helping those in career transition.  I try to help them find work.  It can be one of the most lifechanging gifts you can offer another human being.  Being on the frontline of providing this...

Learning How To Say, “Thank You”

The other day, I spoke with a friend who had good news. In a battered industry, and for this person, a battered profession, he had good news.  After some hard work, a break had come his way, and my immediate reaction was to tell him how happy I was for him.  That...

What Do You WANT To Happen?

It’s rather amazing how our reaction to little, somewhat harmless events can provide insight into how we react to bigger events. Here’s a quick test for you: Take a moment and consider what your gut reaction would be to the following situations: When you misplace...