A person with confidence can be themselves, they don’t need to fit into template.  They can have opposing opinions and they can share them. They can act different, be different and look different, and are not fearful to be outside of  the norm. A common belief from a confident person is “You don’t know until […]

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A communicative person is open, forward and clear. This means, they say what they are thinking. You don’t have to say “What do you think? How do you feel?”  Authenticity and directness keeps their meaning clear and their diplomacy keeps their message civil. Over the years, they have learned to optimize their communication so they […]

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A curious person wants to know why and wants to experience things first hand, at least I do.  We are fascinated by this world and want to know how everything works. We appreciate the little things. We are explorers asking questions and pushing our boundaries and inviting the world in.  Change is not scary, it […]

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  An ambitious person, in my book, sets out a lofty goal and believes he can do it and works toward it. He may not hit the sky, but he cleared the lamp post when everyone else was shooting for eye level. He takes risks in order to get closer to his dream. Because he […]

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What is funny to me? Watching my exchange student try to ignite the battery operated candles with a gas lighter and vacuum with his headphones on and the vacuum cleaner off. Hearing the story of my exchange student study videos and menus on how to order a subway sandwich in America. Listening to people talk […]

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It doesn’t matter what the problem is, where it is and how it came to be. The problem solver will solve it.  Because they are creative, resourceful and have experience solving problems and the confidence to try new approaches, they will find a way. They enjoy a new challenge and are determined to explore ways […]

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I am a fan of people who lead and live by example. They can say so much without saying anything at all. They illustrate the how and show they believe in the why. When they tell you about the experience, you know it is not just theory, they walk their talk. Talking is effective, but […]

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Asking for help isn’t just asking for help because you need it. Asking for help is saying, I value you and trust you enough to be a part of my life. I also value your thoughts, opinions and/or contributions. We usually are not asking strangers for help unless we have no options. We are not […]

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A positive person can see the silver lining in all situations. They can uncover and illuminate gems in pitch black darkness. Yes, they are in reality, but have a vision that sees the good. They see stumbles and bumbles as opportunities for improvement. A rejection to a sales proposal is a gift that identifies their […]

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