Handling Those “Unfair Things”

Life can seem — and even be — so unfair at times. “But it wasn’t my fault” or “This or that happened, and I had no control” are words we often hear from others. Perhaps, from time-to-time, even from ourselves. Sometimes, these “out of my control” incidents actually could have been avoided had we taken…

I Was Mortified

Mortified: Humiliated or shamed. That’s what I was last Friday afternoon, and it was my own fault. It began that morning during my visit to an Ear, Nose & Throat Specialist I was referred to by my physician. I’ve been having some challenges with laryngitis (that’s not good for a speaker to have, right?) 😉…

Why It’s Called “Selling” And Not “Order-Taking”, Part Two

In Part One, we established that things — ideas, products, concepts, etc. — don’t usually just sell themselves; they need to first be sold. We concluded by looking at Schopenhauer’s famous quote, “All truth passes through three stages: First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as self-evident.” And, sometimes…it’s…