Tag: behavior

Expansion and Contraction

I like big growth and I cannot lie. I cherish it in nature: the first blooms pushing through the spring soil; new sprouts on my houseplants as they unfold into tender leaves; watching my puppy turn into a 72-pound hunk of dopey love.  I celebrate it in humans: seeing friends (and clients) moving from indecision […]

Slice of Sunshine: Just Checking In

According to conventional wisdom, it is a “no-no” to send emails with “Just Checking In!” as the subject line. Entrepreneurs are told that every email should include a call to action (CTA), so “Just Checking In” is a wasted opportunity to build business. “Just Checking In” is also often used passive-aggressively in Businessland, a sorry-not-sorry […]

Slice of Sunshine: Resilience 201

I can’t speak for all of you, my dear Slice of Sunshine readers, but I can say that for many folks, our resilience has been tested. We’ve been through so much—individually, collectively, globally—and while there are days it seems iffy, I still believe in our inherent capacity—again, individually, collectively, globally—to rebound. But our basic tools […]