Tag Archives: Success Strategies

Can You Admit What You’re Feeling?

Hurricane Sandy was barreling towards the coast and the news reports were grim. This would be the worst storm to hit the Northeast region since, well, maybe ever. A confluence of factors—it was slow-moving, widespread, clashing with a winter storm from the west and cold air from the north, and hitting land at high tide […]

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Take Your Life Back

The waiter was halfway through taking my family’s order when his manager called him away. “Where did the waiter go?” Sophia, our seven-year-old, asked. Daniel, our five-year old, looked at me and then answered, “I think he had to take a conference call.” * * * Even before hearing Daniel’s analysis of the waiter’s momentary […]

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How to Get a Raise When Budgets Are Tight

Watch my recent Fox Business News Interview about a recent survey showing that Gen X is asking for more raises than any other generation, including the so-called “entitled” Millennial generation. I also share some advice about how to position yourself best to get a raise no matter what generation you’re in.

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The Reverse Psychology of Temptation

“Oh this is delicious, Peter. The ice cream is homemade, the perfect consistency, And this lemon cookie on top, mmmmm. Are you sure you don’t want some?” Tom* smiled devilishly as he reached across the table to hand me a spoon. Tom is my client, the CEO of a $900 million company. I was in […]

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Who Are You Really Mad At?

A man and two children, a boy about nine and a girl about seven, were walking ahead of me in silence. The boy looked up and said something to his father. Whatever he said set off his father who started yelling at the boy. I could see the boy’s pain as his father’s words hit […]

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