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Relationships

Manage Difficult People with this 4-Step Communication Tool

How to Manage Difficult People (even bosses and children) with Grace and Style A great step towards improving your personal and professional relationships is listing your boundaries and making them known. Our boundaries are limits defining how we expect others to treat us and in particular, which behaviors we will not accept. As Eleanor Roosevelt […]

Break the Cycle of Negative Thinking—Why Affirmations Don’t Work and What to do About It

Back to the basic law of attraction, like attracts like. If you examine this law a bit closer, it really boils down to “like thoughts attract like thoughts.” If you have negative thoughts you will attract negative people and things and if you have positive thoughts (positive affirmations) you’ll attract positive people and opportunities. But […]

How a Career Test Can Help You Improve Your Personal Relationships

Expanding your “personal bandwidth,” is a concept originally articulated by the late Thomas Leonard, the grandfather of the coaching profession. He listed 10 ways you could increase your ability to absorb and handle new concepts, ideas and information. Expanding your personal bandwidth is like upgrading your mental hard drive or adding disk space to your […]

Raise Your Self-Esteem Instantly with this Simple 4-Step Communication Strategy

This simple communication strategy will do wonders for building your self-confidence. The trick is to step over nothing. Get in the habit of addressing everything that bothers you on the spot or as soon as is possible and appropriate afterward. It often seems easier to let those little negative comments and subtle digs roll off […]