Archive for January, 2008

How straight do you talk?

Saturday, January 26th, 2008

Anytime is a good time to think about how straight you talk and how you typically handle difficult conversations. Many of us say we talk straight, and we genuinely think we talk straight. But how straight do you really talk?
Check yourself out by scoring each item on a 10 point scale.
I am confident in my [...]

The Boat Race

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

It’s called “The Boat Race” and has been taking place for 178 years. Each year in March two eight man rowing teams from Oxford and Cambridge universities compete in a race along a four mile stretch of the River Thames in London. It’s described as “the most famous, most watched rowing race in the world”.
So [...]

The best of times or the worst of times

Sunday, January 6th, 2008

Whether it’s the best of times or the worst of times, there’s one thing you can do to sway things in your favour. You can speak up when others are driving you crazy.
People drive you crazy even when you are on holiday.
Your mother in law has been critical of you all through the holidays.
A partner [...]