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Something Tough to Say: If Skittish, Try Yiddish!

Yiddish is a colorful language that peppers our conversations, our newscasts and TV show. If there’s a difficult situation and you’re skittish, try Yiddish!

Soundbyte-sized Lessons From the Blackout

If you watched or read the news you know that many of us in Northern California experienced power blackouts because the firestorms to the north are raging! The gusty winds could potentially send embers flying…and start additional fires. Downed power lines could ignite fires as well. Or so we were told—as most of us were without power from 2-4 days.

Route 66: The Top Traits of Savvy, Smart Networkers

Chapter Sweet 16 in Face To Face: How To Reclaim The Personal Touch in a Digital World> 1) Acknowledge — gifts, leads, information, ideas, support (send handwritten notes). 2) Stay in touch when seeking nothing. 3) Are aware of who is in their personal and professional network. 4) Know who they like, respect and trust. […]

Unless Your Name is Casper, Please Don’t GHOST

Why is it that way too many of us would rather say nothing than merely a polite “No thanks, that doesn’t work for me”? Are we such sweet, thoughtful, empathic people that the thought of upsetting someone with a direct “no” is more than we can bear? If you think the answer is yes, let […]