Really confident people never believe they’ll win or prevail at each and every venture or goal they pursue. They don’t jubilantly celebrate success or become overly downtrodden when they fail to achieve their desired outcomes.
Many years ago before I started on my national speaking tours, I asked one of my mentors, a very seasoned presenter himself, if he might have any words of advice for me. He did. I expected to hear something about how to best engage the audience and capture their attention, but instead, he said:
Question: Joe, I’ve been taking Lexapro for anxiety for the past several months and it’s really helping me. I have however, gained 12 pounds during this period. I brought this to the attention of my PCP and he suggested I switch to the antidepressant Viibryd.
Displays of anger can work in your favor only if they strengthen your position going forward. I’ve seen football players kick over water coolers and tennis players obliterate their rackets in full display to fans and then come back and play better. The anger serves as a vehicle for catharsis freeing the individual from the […]
Given the volume of e-mails I receive weekly, it is increasingly apparent to me that far too little information regarding the length of use of certain psychotropic medication classes is being transmitted from the prescriber to the patient. Length of use is important because inevitably, medication bites back. And when I say drugs bite back, […]
Last week a client of mine presented to our session together with this issue: Two days prior to our weekly Thursday meetings, he was out walking his dog in the park directly across the street from his residence. Along the way, the dog “did his business,” and while in the process of scooping up the […]
Lots of people tell me how busy they are, and I get details, many details, without even asking. They’re seeing client after client, day after day, making phone calls, attending meetings, scurrying from place to place — almost as if they’re paid to constantly be in action.