Are you a good ‘hook’er?

Do you know how to be a good “hook’er?”  Hint:  I’m not referring to the hooker who walks up and down streets… I’m talking about knowing hooking people onto your message.  Being a good “hook’er” makes all the difference in the world in building your business. Whether you’re writing an…

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Thoughts about leaving a legacy

Imagine we’re relaxing on a quiet, tropical island. Palm trees sway in the breeze. Seagulls wing their way above us, singing out ancient calls, “Live now.  Do it today!” We lie back on our lounge chairs, marveling at nature’s gifts and wonder, How DO I want to live my life? …

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We’re in this together…

I want you to know — we are in this together. Life has felt very challenging lately.  The world’s tumultuous news.  Healthcare concerns. Our own vulnerability to outside events. I want to be open with you.  After dealing with emotional challenges lately — from the loss of my father to…

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What happens outside reflects what’s inside

I thought I had learned this lesson, but it’s happening to me again… What happens on the inside affects the outside. You may already know that thoughts affect feelings, which then lead to actions — either positive or negative.  It’s up to us to decide what thoughts we want to…

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I’d like to know your birthday…

HAPPY EARLY VALENTINE’S DAY! I’ve been learning more about follow-up, and wanted to ask you — How do you show people that you care? How do you acknowledge someone’s birthday? How often do people hear from you? Most of us could benefit from being more diligent about following up. Follow-up…

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All You Need Is Love

I’m returning to earth. After mourning my father’s passing, I feel like I’ve been poised between worlds. I stepped away from the everyday.  No work.  No social media. Instead, I observed the Jewish tradition of “shiva,” gathering together online with my Congregation Hakafa, relatives and friends to say prayers and…

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Time Sensitive: My father’s passing…

There are times in life when we need to take a pause. A time to stop the world and get off. For this week, I’m basically “off” the grid… no social media posts, minimal meetings. Just reconnecting with family members and friends to tell them the sad news. My father,…

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How To Share Your Story In 30 Seconds

What do you say when people ask, “What do you do?” Many of us mumble or stumble through an answer. Or we repeat a memorized pitch that sounds canned.  Then we go home, frustrated, and determined to do better… until the next time… Can you relate? I remember feeling terribly…

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New Year’s Wisdom For You

Week #1 of the New Year! How did it go for you? While we’re faced with world challenges, I’d like to offer a bouquet of uplifting thoughts. Here are a few… 1.     Surround yourself with special people – “Go-Givers.”  Go-Givers is a name, coined by my friend and colleague, Bob Burg, for those who…

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What Life Story Do You Want To Create?

Dear Preeti, Years ago, I was stunned by the first line of my Yoga correspondence. “Did you tell yourself you loved yourself today?” Those words felt revolutionary.  When did anyone ever tell me that before?   I was used to focusing on my weaknesses.  My feeling of not being “enough.” Love…

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