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47 People

What if you were asked to connect with 47 people in one day? How would that make you feel? Would you welcome it, enthusiastically? Would it make you say, “What??!!” Would I be watching you quickly fade away from my view, running for the hills? Would you shrug your shoulders and respond in a lukewarm…

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Get Comfy With “I Don’t Know”

Connectivity isn’t about comfort. It’s about confidence and competence. It’s about practice and diligence. Constancy to purpose and real relationships. Get comfy with “I don’t know’s” and connect anyway. That’s how I got started. I just started…. We have no way of knowing what’s ahead. Being a connector and practicing connectivity requires trust. Trust moves…

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Connectors Are Optimists

Connectors are optimists. Do you look on the sunny side? Do you look for the silver lining? Do you make things happen? Is everything possible to you, like it is to me as a connector? If you’re a connector, you looking to the positive. And guess what – people are really attracted to that. People…

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Life Is A SuperHighway

If life is a highway, connectors are adept at moving between the lanes of a super highway. Navigating smoothly – or at least knowing how to change lanes, speed up, slow down and go with the flow around them. Connectors create the flow they want to go with.

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Seekers And Avoiders: Which One Are You?

Seeker: a person attempting to find or obtain something Seekers are the ones searching for pleasure. They’re the ones who see silver linings, when the avoiders see the storm clouds. They see the gift of fire, when others focus on the strike of lightning. They are the positive thinkers, when others are pessimistic. The seekers…

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Forward Positive Movement

“An interesting awareness I had while watching your most recent video: I find that positive forward movement often happens with a project or direction or dream when I am fueling it with time, awareness, sweat, and/or other energy. If I am not focused on it and/or not engaged with it, things take much longer to…

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The Connecting Power Of A Hairstyle

The first time my head was shaved it was part of a costume for a Halloween party. The very next night I went to a red carpet Symphony gala – long dresses, black tie, the whole nine yards…. It was at that Gala that I met somebody who became a deal and valued friend to…

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How Do You Connect With People You Don’t Agree With?

I wanted to share a recent email conversation with you. The connection started per a business meeting I was invited to speak about Connectivity with, for a tight group of focused HR pros. As I always do, the door is open for questions that follow our time together for all clients and audiences. One person…

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Airport Connections

I was already looking forward to seeing them… hopefully. As I rounded the wide hallway curve, scanning the moving mass of people, I didn’t see them at first. Then, there they were! An airport concourse is a busy place. That afternoon was no exception, with hundreds of people and bags moving, walking, strolling, rolling and…

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