Choices have consequences. Pay Attention! New post on Everybody’s Lost- Life Hacks for Grownups You Get What You Plant by Beth Do you plant happiness in your Life Garden? “Why are you surprised at the way your life is today? Did you think you could plant Continue reading Our Choices Create our Lives
Resilience is within reach… it’s inside you! We are the sum total of our choices and those choices can enhance or destroy our Resilience. “We” meaning the human race, this country, this world, your family, your friends, YOU, Me: Each taking different roads. We make Continue reading Mindfulness Creates Resilience
Update on 14OCT15 – I’m happy to report that Rob from CAPT has responded to my blog post and has this to say: Thanks for sharing your thoughts. As I mentioned in my previous email, CAPT is working on a response to the article you Continue reading A Response to the MBTI Controversy
Many couples are questioning the wisdom of raising children at this time in our history. Some feel pressure, and some aren’t ready. A reader just sent me this: “Beth: This irritates me. Do some woman exaggerate their love of children so they’ll seem more perfect? Continue reading On Parenting and Babies
Just before we lost the incomparable Leonard Nimoy I started my Spring garden. In Phoenix we plant herbs and veggies outside in February ahead of the stifling summer heat. Watching the miracle of tiny seeds transforming into lettuce, tomatoes, dill, basil and all the other Continue reading Leonard Nimoy’s Garden
I was enjoying an adult beverage in the trendy Scottsdale Quarter with an out-of-town friend. We quietly watched the passersby from our outdoor perch. He turned and asked, “Is there a food shortage in Scottsdale? Women just ain’t this skinny in Wisconsin!” I chuckled because Continue reading Give that girl a Cheeseburger!
Updated 11/7/14 Interviewing requires a balance of intuition, psychology, leadership, common sense, and luck. We need to think like a detective to determine not only if the person is a fit, but also figure out what they may not be telling us. Before you advertise Continue reading How do I Make Sure I Hire the Right Person?
Employment of humans is tricky business. An interview is like dating. We need to be a detective, psychologist, analyst, motivator, and entrepreneur. In short, an all-around sleuth. Here’s a question I just got from a reader. Today I’ll handle the “What now?” I wrote earlier Continue reading My New Hire Looked Better on Paper. Now What?
As we move into the election cycle once again, it seems prudent to re-post some notes on Thinking. I recently wrote a very small book that encompasses an entire day’s seminar: Thinking About Thinking. I made it cell-phone sized so our electronically connected public would Continue reading Thinking about your future as you prepare to vote
Common wisdom is that small towns are great places for kids to grow up. Yes and No. My first town had a population of 70, the next one was 800, and the next was 5,000. When my very large family moved away from each of Continue reading Small Towns: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly