Negotiation with an important person…yourself

Life is a series of negotiations. You negotiate all day, every day, from the time you wake up to the time you go to sleep. Contract terms and conditions. Hiring, managing performance, and firing. Defining deadlines, scope, and deliverables. Collecting fees. Seeking alignment about business strategy. Enlisting stakeholders. Creating partnerships and joint ventures. Dissolving them.... Continue Reading →

What do you think the HR department should be called?

As corporate functions go, HR has been the most unsettled when it comes to describing itself. Finance is finance. Marketing is marketing. And although, Human Resources left behind the ‘Personnel’ tag along with the metal filing cabinets a long time ago, the profession has never seemed entirely at ease with the names that replaced it...Continue... Continue Reading →

How do you use ‘self talk?

Your boss just came over to your desk in the office and told you about a big project that he wants you to start in the next few weeks. After speaking with him, the first thing you thought to yourself was, “I can’t do that!”....Continue reading

Our choice of activities and happiness

The app Mappiness pings people twice a day and asks them what they have just been doing, who they are with, and where they are. It can also tell what the temperature and weather are. It then asks people three questions:... Continue reading

Women do change men

Soon after jay z welcomed his first child, Blue Ivy Carter, last year, a poem the rapper had reportedly dedicated to his new baby girl zipped around the Internet. “Before I got in the game, made a change, and got rich / I didn’t think hard about using the word B----Continue reading

Happy New Year and Thank You! 

Dear Reader and Friend,  Wish all of you a Healthy, Happy and Prosperous 2023! I would like to take this opportunity to thank all readers of my blog, For signing up to follow flyingbubbles For "liking" my posts  For your time to comment on my posts  For visiting my blog often  THANK YOU! Be safe,... Continue Reading →

Lawnmower or elephant? What’s your parenting style?

9 Words for Types of Parenting - Some parents can act like animals (or machines)…Continue reading

Do you believe you’re not good at anything?

“I’m not good at anything…” Does this thought frequently creep its way into your head? Stop it!...Continue reading

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