Years ago I spent my summers surrounded by sweat and sunscreen working as a lifeguard at a community pool. I hung out, squinted at the pool, and followed any instruction I was given. One summer my perspective underwent a huge change- I became the pool manager. Suddenly my eyes sought out each trash can that […]
Name: Patricia “Patty” Eitemiller Title: Infant Development Specialist What is it that you do on a day to day basis? I work as a developmental services provider for an Early Intervention program governed by Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. We serve children birth to age three who has suspected developmental delays, […]
How to handle making a request of a stranger.
Here’s the thing about being an adult. You already know how to do a lot of stuff. In fact, there may be entire weeks where you can comfortably handle anything that comes your way. You sail through tasks ranging from buying an airline ticket to organizing a party to generating a TPS report. Success is […]
Name: Christine Clapp Title: President, Spoken with Authority Website: www.spokenwithauthority.com What is it that you do on a day to day basis? I transform experts into leaders through public speaking coaching and training workshops. On an average week, I meet with several clients on a one-on-one coaching basis, I conduct one a small-group coaching class, […]
Simplify Your Life by Elaine St. James Simplify Your Life is a quick read that offers 100 techniques for simplifying your life. The book’s main merit is that it questions the assumptions we make about our lives. Over and over it asks, ‘Do you really need that?’ It’s interesting to see how self help advice […]
Networking isn’t just about what other people can do for you. Also be willing to help people who are in your network.
A participant at a workshop I once ran shared that one of her goals for the new year was to cook a five star omelette. Not only was it her goal for this year. It had been her goal for the past three years. Yet she had never made any progress toward cooking up her […]
Name: Kacy Paide Title: Office Organizing Expert Website: www.theinspiredoffice.com What is it that you do on a day to day basis? I help people to transform their messy offices into beautiful, supportive, organized workspaces. Many of my clients are professionals and entrepreneurs who are out-of-sight-out-of-mind. I work side by side with them to sort, toss, […]
To find networking more enjoyable focus on connecting to people who you like and respect.