I drove halfway to my first Toastmaster’s meeting, turned around, and drove back home. I was too afraid. It didn’t matter how far I had to drive, the distance between fear and courage was the distance between my ears.
I posed the above question to my Facebook feed. Here are the answers.
Sometimes, misery comes from saying “yes” to something/someone you should have said “no” to. Then you have to back out of it and reestablish your “path.” Sometimes family and friends will make you feel guilty, be angry with you, make fun of you or ignore you until you “give in” to something you really should … Read more
Since I evaluated Helena Rhim’s Toastmasters speech, I asked her what she was physically experiencing while she was speaking: My body was shaking When I paused I could feel my face turning red I felt the vein in neck throbbing My hands were clammy Even though she was nervous and experienced all of these symptoms, … Read more
Harvard Business Review article: How to Give Feedback People Can Actually Use by Jennifer Porter
“Reid has been a large factor for the growth, efficiency, and culture of my company. His value has come in many different forms: From helping to clarify our strengths and weaknesses to refining our operations, to inspiring me to achieve more than what I thought was possible… “Since working with Reid, he has helped me … Read more
Mom always has to rehash why she refused to attend my wedding: “…because Reno is a gambling town, and our family does not approve of gambling.” Here’s the sales & marketing silver-lining You can easily market to a customer when you know what their belief system is. Also, Agreement #2 of The Four Agreements: 2. Don’t … Read more
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
Principle dancer with New York City Ballet, Lauren Lovette, is a great example of life advice from life experience. Follow Lauren Lovette on Instagram.