Who Told You?

Be extremely careful about what you receive from another person. Do not allow others to speak negatively over you, and especially do not receive it. Some of you may think that this is silly, but the law of faith is real.

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Shoe Shine Scam

The Shoe Shine Scam: Lessons In Firmly Saying No

Last week, I became a victim of the Shoe Shine Scam – or was I a victim at all? The event reinforced two valuable lessons; First, the importance of resisting, and, second, making an excuse for what happens to you is always the wrong response to a situation.

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Free Will

Free Will To Choose

An assertive person believes that they have options and free choice. Any decisions are made independently, without considering the expectations of others. Unfortunately, many people feel an obligation to seek approval, and as a result, don’t choose for themselves.

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Assertive Characteristics and Attitudes

Assertiveness encompasses the ability to express yourself in an open, honest, and natural manner. But it’s more than that.

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Effectively Asserting Your Personal Authority

Too often I encounter passive or aggressive leadership styles. Aggressive leaders use shame to control behavior, while passive leaders avoid conflict.

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Passive Behavior: The Right Or Wrong Choice?

Unlike aggression and passivity, assertiveness does not move against the self or others; it respects others while respecting the self.

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Assertive Behavior: Healthy Communication

Unlike aggression and passivity, assertiveness does not move against the self or others; it respects others while respecting the self.

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Speaking the Truth In Love: Assertive Not Passive

Silent treatment as a way of punishment is an example of non-verbal aggression; it is a choice to not engage with an individual on purpose.

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Speaking The Truth: Respect And Love

Understanding and owning your behavior transforms a business from a toxic environment to a workplace where relationships and business thrive alongside each other.

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Success Comes From What You Say No To

Clarity leads to focus: Define who you are and what you do and say no to all the other business.

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