Upcoming Workshop: Getting Comfortable with Negotiation

Upcoming Workshop: Getting Comfortable with Negotiation

I will present a 50 min. workshop on “Getting comfortable with Negotiation” for the Society of Petroleum Engineers, Gulf Coast Section, Women in Energy Congress, Jan. 18, 2019, 1:10 PM. Getting Comfortable with Negotiation:  What if reaching agreement didn’t have to have to mean haggling and compromise? Imagine not guessing how much to exaggerate an opening position, or how much the...

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Book Sneak Peek + More “Me Too” Answers

Book Sneak Peek + More “Me Too” Answers

This post is a two-in-one! It answers the question: “If the Me Too women aren’t in it for money, why do they only out rich men?” Plus, it forms a part of my new book in progress, Bridges to Understanding.

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The Golden Rule Isn’t Always Enough

The Golden Rule Isn’t Always Enough

Just as we all agree that we should drive carefully, defensively and alertly, we embrace basic principles of how to deal with one another. Many religious leaders, philosophers and sages have pronounced a Golden Rule of Love—we should treat others as we ourselves would like to be treated. Misunderstandings still arise because not everyone wants to be treated the same way in a given situation.

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Forgiveness and Reconcilliation

Forgiveness and Reconcilliation

I had to share this story from “The Good News Network. It concerns a young American, Amy Biehl, who went to South Africa toward the end of the anti-apartheid movement and joined with black citizens to improve conditions in the townships. Amy was mistaken for a “privileged white settler” and killed by some young men, geared up from a rally they’d just attended. Amy’s parents’ give us a wonderful example of how they helped themselves heal and enriched their own lives, by forgiving others.

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Good News X 3

Good News X 3

As you all may have noticed, I haven’t posted to my blog in awhile. But I haven’t been idle! I’ve been laying the groundwork for some new things I know you’ll like. 1. I’ve got a new book project in the works. 2. I’ll be posting free excerpts from my existing books to this blog. 3. I’ve found a fix for those who’ve recently had problems with new-post-notice emails. Please read more to learn why you’ll love these changes.

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Persuading the Contrary Mind

Persuading the Contrary Mind

I’m an owl, not a lark. I like to stay up late and get up correspondingly late. But recently, I’ve tried to shift to a slightly earlier schedule. Yet, I’ve done just the reverse–stay up even later. Here’s how I applied persuasion skills to my own contrary mind.

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