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Happy National Honesty Day!

Steven's books and coaching products are all available at our goddess sanctuary for our clients, too. I know I am a day late, but happy National Honesty day! This is a day for us to celebrate all those wonderful relationships in our life that we already have straightforward communication with.  And for those relationships that are not there yet, I invite you to reach out to those that you would…
polishedbytuanh
May 1, 2017
communicationhealth & wellnessself help

How To Deal With Negativity In Your Life

Do you have people in your life that no matter how great things are, they will always find something to worry or complain about? How about those that suck the life juices from you when around them? We all have those people in our life and especially loved ones.  Whether it's about their personal or work life, or just general conversation, these individuals are creating an environment that's not conducive to helping…
polishedbytuanh
April 22, 2016
communicationself helpwork & business

It’s Time to Quit Complaining!

Being in the personal and professional development world,  I am often asked whether there is any value to complaining and listening to complaints. After all as Steven Gaffney shares... "Complaints allow us to be aware of what is on someone’s mind and the act of complaining gives the complainer the opportunity to get things off their chest. The answer is yes, of course. Complaining has its place, and venting can…
polishedbytuanh
March 4, 2016
communicationlove & relationshipsself helpwork & business

Communication Can Make or Break Your Relationships

Recently,  I shared with you the importance of saying "Thank You" to colleagues, friends, and family and how you must be authentic when you say "thank you" in order for it to be truly meaningful.  Likewise, when you are giving someone constructive feedback or expressing a concern, you must be honest and straightforward.  I know it is not always easy, especially when you are a conflict-averse person. (more…)
polishedbytuanh
February 5, 2016
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You’re Invited: “Don’t Waste My Cancer” Book Signing

Every year, thousands of families are devastated when a parent is struck with cancer. Treatment becomes a totally consuming process, and family members, particularly the children, have to adapt to a completely new existence.  They often have to depend on family, friends, neighbors, or even strangers to assist in day-to-day living. (more…)
polishedbytuanh
February 2, 2016
communicationwork & business

Achieving Honest Communication is Easier Than You Think

When it comes to the workplace, I believe it is essential to work with people who are always open, direct and honest in their communication.  When interviewing people to work for me,  I can most often tell within the first 5 minutes if the working relationship will work out.  It's not how a person begins the conversation that matters, but it is how they end it that will matter the most moving forward.  When was the…
polishedbytuanh
January 14, 2016
fashion & styleimage & beautywork & business

Dressing the Titans

Our titans in their handsome made to measure J. Hilburn suits. Gentlemen, listen up!  I have some essential advice for you. You only have one chance to make that first impression.  Whether it be climbing up the success ladder in your career, attracting that perfect customer, or seducing the woman of your dreams, you need to pay close attention to how you look and what you wear. You often hear me say that…
polishedbytuanh
July 22, 2015
communicationInspirationlove & relationshipswork & business

Who Is On Your Team?

You have heard me mention before how much the people closest to us influence our lives, whether it be good or bad. When it comes to our work, this is even more important. Below is an inspirational guest feature from my client and one of my trusted advisors, communication expert Steven Gaffney, that I would like to share with you.  Every success story I know has some sort of struggle along…
polishedbytuanh
September 5, 2014
communicationlifestylelove & relationshipswork & business

How To Connect With Someone Over The Phone

As communication expert Steven Gaffney talks about, "Tone is 5 times the impact of the words you say." Your telephone manners can draw someone you do not know well closer to you or can cause them to disconnect from you, especially when in business. Your telephone manners should be professional yet friendly.  If you want to know how you sound when you are on the phone, record yourself the next time you…
polishedbytuanh
August 1, 2014