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The HOW of Change™: the physiology of transformation
Tuesday, 27 Oct, 2020
The HOW of Change™: the physiology of transformation

Because I wanted choice over my actions, I’ve spent a good portion of my life coding the trajectory of change so I could intervene to do something differently. I realized early on that knowing WHAT I wanted to change,

Miscommunication: the reasons, the cure, the prevention
Monday, 29 Oct, 2018
Miscommunication: the reasons, the cure, the prevention

Have you ever been absolutely certain you heard…

How Listening Filters Cause Misunderstanding
Tuesday, 24 Apr, 2018
How Listening Filters Cause Misunderstanding

When researching my book on closing the gap between what’s said and what’s heard,

Mother Knows Best
Monday, 4 Dec, 2017
Mother Knows Best

Given what’s going on in the world these days, I thought we all might need a bit of Sweet. Enjoy. SD
In 1981, I was a single parent of a young disabled son, working a full time job, living in Park Slope Brooklyn. Given my constant state of overwhelm, I decided to get a group of parents together to see if we could find ways to parent without nagging, or threatening, or cajoling, and maybe even free up time for us to enjoy our kids. I doubted I was the only parent in overwhelm mode. I put together a bit of a program design and convinced the local library to give me a room one

Upselling with Integrity: connecting authentically with your target market
Monday, 6 Nov, 2017
Upselling with Integrity: connecting authentically with your target market

I recently took a cold call from Comcast – the first cold call I’ve…

You’re Always Busy!?
Monday, 5 Jun, 2017
You’re Always Busy!?

Dear Friends:
Lately, everyone I know is complaining about how busy they are. It’s really beginning to annoy me. So I thought I’d write you this personal note – a rant, I suppose – to let you know how I feel when I hear you’re too busy to speak or return a call. No, wait. You did return my call recently when you heard I was ill. Do I have to be dying to hear from you?
What does it mean, exactly? Too busy to prioritize your time differently?