“No Condemnation vs “No Judgement”

People say “No Judgement” all the time when they want you to answer a question that might illicit a response that isn’t politically correct. Get you to admit you do something out of the mainstream. But the reality is you are going to be judged. Matter of fact you might be judged more positively if […]

Replace Your Socks

“Throw out all your socks. Every last one. Now go buy new pairs that actually match and don’t have holes in them.” – Neil Strauss, NYT Best Selling Author If your socks are more than 6 months old toss them and buy new ones. Yes all of them. 6 months is a guideline. It depends […]

“I Don’t Care” vs “I’m Fine With Either”

If you are in leadership people will bring you choices. Often you won’t have a preference between the options. You’d really prefer the other people decide and get on with it. For many of us the habitual response is “I don’t care.” That’s a bad choice. The person brought you this choice for a reason. […]

Happy Music Playlist

Wanna start your day right? Create a playlist full of songs that make you happy and want to dance. I play mine in the shower every morning that I get up after my wife. I’ve also been known to pull it out in the car when I’m feeling down. Music is all about creating a […]

Remember vs Don’t Forget

This post is a “word hack.” Word Hacks are better ways of saying something. “Don’t forget to go to the store.” “Don’t forget you have an appointment at 2pm.” “Don’t forget to brush your teeth.” This is completely easy to understand. The “Don’t Forget” is exactly what you want to do. But there is a […]