The heating system in my office suite went ka-blooey. Over the weekend it got really cold in here, so yesterday I called the landlord even though I didn’t want to bother him, as he’d just had hip surgery. But he… Read More ›
Flowers from a Client!
As I’m sitting here multi-tasking – listening to a webinar on SEO put on by Flyte New Media of Portland, while also responding to various client emails and scheduling questions – the front desk bell tinkled. I don’t have a… Read More ›
The Day a Tough Guy on Probation Taught Me a Lesson
Three decades ago I was the guidance counselor for the adult education program in Auburn, and was also teaching classes I’d designed. One of those courses was “Assertiveness Skills”. My students in the fall of 1989 were mostly women in… Read More ›
Such a simple concept, it seems. To just be present. But one thing we all want is to be understood. And when someone just sits with us, without giving advice, without asking questions, without trying to come up with answers… Read More ›