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How Overdoing It As A Peeler Helped My Business

Well, I’ve really done it this time…or rather overdone it.  Exactly, what I didn’t want to have happen happened during my very first session and I was standing there red-faced and embarrassed. I’ve always had a bit of a fascination with “peeling”.  I’ve met and chatted with peelers for a while now – both amateur […]

The 10 Steps to Make Your Resolutions Succeed

Yes, it’s that time of year when we seem to reflect on our lives and the changes we want to make. If truth be told, the only resolution I’ve ever been able to keep is to not make resolutions.  That’s not in a smug way.  It’s just that having made lots of lofty resolutions over […]

The 12 Gifts of the Holidays

Regardless of your traditions and celebrations or religious/spiritual practices, there are lots of things that we can do to be festive and celebrate the joys of giving. Here are 12 gifts you may give or receive Random Acts of Kindness this holiday season: 1. Do something nice for someone you know – send a card […]

The 10 Things You Should Know About Yourself

We all like to think we know ourselves really well – in fact, better than anyone.  Really?  Perhaps we are just fooling ourselves.  You could probably write an owner’s manual for your closest friends and family members, but how well do you think you’d do on one for you. This analogy about your owner’s manual […]

10 Ways to Stop Throwing Away Your Time

Does time seem to be running away with you or do you have more “to do’s” at the end of your day that you just didn’t seem to get crossed off your list?  No, it’s not because you are too detail-oriented or work too slowly.  It’s because you may be letting time slip away with […]

Improve Yourself with Tough Love

If you want to be the best and continue to improve, don’t surround yourself with “yes” people.  Just look at those celebrities who seem to do really stupid things and don’t seem to have any common sense.  Granted, it’s easier to be on the outside looking in, but they can’t be that blind.  Can they? […]

In the Blink of an Eye

Isn’t it amazing how quickly things can change?  So quickly that it seems they change in the blink of an eye.  Are you afraid to miss out so you’re always looking for the next new thing or something else to do? Or do you find that times just whizzes by and you haven’t completed nearly […]

A Dozen Ways to Spot Takers Disguised as Givers

We’ve all be taken advantage of – or at least felt that way – at some point in our lives, personally or professionally.  Not everyone shares the credo of “treat others the way you want to be treated” or “do onto others as you would have others do onto you”. So here are 12 “tells” […]