Overcoming Fear

Great Expectations Can Hinder Happiness

“No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.”

—Alan Watts

George Orwell once said “to see what’s in front of one’s nose requires a constant struggle.” Hmm…talking about in front of your nose, did you ever notice that little quirk in your brain that, if you let it run unchecked, will drive you mad?


Interrupting your Clients

Isn’t what you have to say worth a minute of their time?

I heard it from a young rep the other day; cold calling just doesn’t work. He wondered if he should cold call or not. After listening to him go on for about five minutes, it became pretty clear that regardless of the arguments ranging from some surprisingly good points to some inane ones, to one degree or another they were all circling around reasons not to make his outgoing calls to potential prospects he had on his list.


The New Social Ritual

The terms “crazy” and “inhuman” fall strangely short when describing  a radical suicide bomber.

One of the most horrifyingly negative occurrences to emerge from the various ongoing conflicts in and around the Middle East is the suicide bomber. What is the explanation for suicide bombing? The initial impulse is to credit suicide bombing to the rank insanity of the bombers themselves, or maybe to something fundamental in the “mentality” of the bombers’ ethnic or religious groups. That’s something that those of us on the outside always see as uniquely backwards and brutal.


Focused on the development of people from the inside out.