Introverts: 4 Survival Tips for Networking Events

Hello My Name is "Introvert" on a name tag.What do you think of when you hear the words, “networking event”?

For introverts, networking often calls to mind standing in a roomful of strangers, trying to balance a drink and a miniature paper plate with 3 grapes, a square of cheese and two crackers on it while pretending to enjoy yourself and secretly wondering how soon you can go home.

For some, it may even call to mind an early experience at the dentist.

Introverts, it doesn’t have to be that way. Read More

How Organized Are You?

Have a look in your closetAn organizationally talented friend was helping me organize the nightstand beside my bed.

“What’s this?” she asked, pulling a melon-sized object in a soft case from the drawer.

“It’s a blood pressure monitor,” I told her.

“How often do you use it?”

“Maybe once a year,” I guessed. I’d bought it a few years earlier at a steep discount even though I didn’t need one, thinking ‘Hey, great deal on a blood pressure monitor!’

“Why is it in your nightstand?” Read More

Visualize Your Goals with a Vision Board

Do you have a vision for what you want your life to look like?

There are two sayings that mirror each other, both of which are true:

“You’ll believe it when you see it,”


“You’ll see it when you believe it.”

In other words, it’s easier to realize a goal that you truly believe in, and THAT’S easier when you can picture it in your mind’s eye.

But what if you’re mind’s eye needs prescription glasses? Read More

What’s Behind the Fear of Failure?

Fear of failure may be common, but its roots don’t always look the same in every case.

In a room full of people who identify as being afraid of failure, you’ll get to a roomful of different fears if you scratch the surface.

If you suffer with a fear of failure that holds you back, get a handle on what’s really going on.

Check out my recent post on the topic:

Fear of Failure? | Psychology Today

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