Maybe love – just flat-out 100% pure love – isn’t a risk at all. Maybe it’s the parceled-out, somewhat held back love that’s a risk. I’ve totally done that: where I only released as much love as the other person released. I worried about the “balance” of love so much. I never wanted to be … Read more
Question from a guest: I went through a breakup 2 years ago and I’m still learning how to start over. So just wondering if you went through the same thing too and have any tips to offer on that. Answer: Starting over after a breakup can be tough. How long it takes to re-discover yourself … Read more
You changed for somebody else – you invested all that effort. Then they stormed out and you’re left with an “empty” version of yourself. You shoved your square peg through a round hole and come out damaged and unrecognizable. Your return on investment (ROI) sucks! Now begins the long-ass journey back to… yourself. This stage … Read more
Customer service is one of the new frontiers for intimate relationships, as well as family and friends. Customer service isn’t just for customers and social media – it’s for your marriage, your business partners, your employees, your vendors, your co-workers, your family and friends. Customer service is YOU being nice to the cashier who’s having … Read more
Broach the taboo topics, ask – and answer – embarrassing questions and state your not-so-obvious flaws. Build something of quality. Do the heavy-lifting from the outset. Filter out the flakes, putzes, assholes, haters and control freaks right up front. In other words, don’t drink contaminated water; filter out the crap.