“Karma, is that You?” Part II

Last month, I spoke about a coworker who greatly exaggerated his own abilities. He promised all kinds of great rewards and, even early on, before anyone knew of his capability (or lack thereof), we could all smell the distinct odor of, as mentioned, bullshit. He agreed to something, a bit of a test, that would, […]

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Tell The Truth in Your Story

I’ve always been fascinated by Influence, how leaders or influencers get us to take an action they prefer. Which means I’ve sat through more “get-rich-quick” pitches than you likely would. It was interesting, and I’ve learned a lot. Naturally, many of these pitches simply lie to make us believe something will work for us. Some, […]

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The New Normal at Work

The year is 2021. Bear with me, hear, as there’s something to say. Thanks to a type of Coronavirus, our entire world has changed since our “ignorance-is-bliss” (aka “It-could-never-happen-here”) time until it hit us. Many of us worked in offices others behind counters, some among the general public (LEOs, EMTs, truck drivers, et al), while […]

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Time Line

This article details a lesson from a Practitioner Certification Class in 2001 At times, shifting the subject’s perception of the present time can be useful in influencing him or her to change now. Though in this moment, this very present moment, no one would think to question exactly “What is ‘now’?” This fact can become […]

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