While my blog deals primarily with matters of communication and making a positive difference in the workplace, I can’t always separate my personal from my professional life. That’s because the challenges in one are almost certainly have consequences in the other.
In 2011, I’ll be offering my new speech and training program, “How To Click With People: Building the Personal Side of Business” in anticipation of the summer release of my next book. January release of the spoken word audio version of ‘Dealing With People You Can’t Stand,’ available through iTunes, Audible.com and on CD, from MacMillan.
It’s not just the beginning of a new year in my life today. It also happens to be the first day of my newly formatted Healthy Communication Workshop, part of orientation week for incoming freshmen at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine.
I had already been speaking professionally for a number of years at that point. I had my own style. I had my own way with words. I had confidence and strong material. But when they told us what the judges were looking for, I set aside everything I knew about speaking, and tried to do it their way. The result?
Happy Independence Day from Dr. Rick Kirschner and the crew at The Art of Change Skills for Life. “I know that the human condition can appear increasingly bleak – yet there is a light that shines brightly into the darkness of the world, and it’s name is freedom.”
Today is my wedding anniversary. It’s been 20 years of bliss, and I’m hoping for at least 20 more! But how to celebrate a life cycle event like this when I’m traveling? I know, I’ll blog about it, and tell GOOGLE!