• The Argument Antidote The Argument Antidote

    The Argument Antidote

The Argument Antidote

“There’s absolutely no hope for this relationship,” I thought to myself, with a sinking feeling. (more…)

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  • Making a decision
    The Easiest Way to Change Something About Yourself The Easiest Way to Change Something About Yourself

    The Easiest Way to Change Something About Yourself

The Easiest Way to Change Something About Yourself

Dilemmas are different from ordinary problems.  

Problems have solutions.  Dilemmas are more about resolution than solution.  (more…)

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  • people skills
    Three Hacks to Handle the Difficult Person in Your Life Three Hacks to Handle the Difficult Person in Your Life

    Three Hacks to Handle the Difficult Person in Your Life

Three Hacks to Handle the Difficult Person in Your Life

I get to spend most of my time with clients coming up with “life hacks,” those simple and deliciously clever ways to deal with life’s frustrations and without a doubt, difficult people are at the top of the list.

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  • tough decisions
    The Easiest Way to Make a Tough Decision The Easiest Way to Make a Tough Decision

    The Easiest Way to Make a Tough Decision

The Easiest Way to Make a Tough Decision

You might say I’m in the “change business.”  Most people seek me out because they want to change something in their lives, usually some variation of:  

  • How can I get along better with myself?
  • How can I get along better with other people? 

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  • How to Succeed in the Business of Medicine How to Succeed in the Business of Medicine

    How to Succeed in the Business of Medicine

How to Succeed in the Business of Medicine

As a baby boomer, mine is the last generation to-date to approach our careers, financial prospects and life in general with the assumption that we will do better than our parents.  (more…)

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  • Do This Before You Make Any New Year’s Resolutions Do This Before You Make Any New Year’s Resolutions

    Do This Before You Make Any New Year’s Resolutions

Do This Before You Make Any New Year’s Resolutions

I stopped doing New Year’s resolutions a few years ago. So why am I back at it again? Because I do something else first. (more…)

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  • Learning From Our Worst Conversations [video] Learning From Our Worst Conversations [video]

    Learning From Our Worst Conversations [video]

Learning From Our Worst Conversations [video]

Some conversations just don’t go very well. You know the ones — you were completely blindsided by someone or totally lost it yourself.

 

Conversations are not what we think they are. On the surface it may look like we’re engaging in a simple “ask and tell” trading of information, but neurological and cognitive research reveals something very different. From […]

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  • procrastination
    How to Stop Procrastinating, Get Stuff Done –And Get a Lot Happier How to Stop Procrastinating, Get Stuff Done –And Get a Lot Happier

    How to Stop Procrastinating, Get Stuff Done –And Get a Lot Happier

How to Stop Procrastinating, Get Stuff Done –And Get a Lot Happier

I could tell the moment I said it that I’d struck a chord.

“Procrastination has almost nothing to do with a lack of willpower or poor time management. Procrastination is an emotional issue — it’s about short-term mood regulation.”

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