Category Archive for 'Friends & Family'

Jane, the new secretary was recently put in charge of ordering all the yearly office supplies for her 40-person team. Many people ordered the same items, yet rather than purchase the items in bulk on one order, Jane placed 40 individuals orders for the supplies as the requests came in. This caused a number of […]

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A friend posted a question on Facebook today that gave me an idea for my February blog post. The topic is super timely considering today is Valentine’s Day – a day all about relationships. The inquiry was, “If you and someone do not talk for whatever reason and they do not even comment or hit […]

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Several months ago I read a column by life coach Mel Robbins in Success Magazine that made me both smile with self-righteousness and rankle with guilt. In the article, Mel recounts a personal story of a relative standing her – and her very excited child – up for a playdate without calling to let them know, “Hey, don’t […]

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Is it truly better to give than receive? I think so. Today, I just wanted to share my heart on the heart of the holiday season – giving pleasure to others and the consequent benefit of receiving pleasure in return.

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Sometimes, I like really being alone. Okay, a lot of times I like being alone. Something about peace and solitude recharges the borderline INTJ-ENTJ in me. Alas, “No man is an island,” – the famous quote by author John Donne yet rings true. Being around other people is essential to our well-being as humans. It’s […]

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As a follow-up to my April blog post, I wanted to provide a list of helpful resources. Help? Help? You may ask. Who needs help? Ever since we tied our first shoe laces, most of us have this little voice inside that screams, “Let me do it myself! I can DO it myself!” whenever someone […]

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