Up the Mountain, Down the Burn-Down Chart

A Thommen TX22 Altimeter Reading time: 2 minutes One time when my sister and I were little, my father took us for a hike. He was an avid mountaineer all his life, and he wanted us to appreciate the outdoors, too. Like little kids often do, we started dragging our feet...

How To Have Civil Conversations On Social Media

We’re living in a time of angry conversations, especially on social media. Especially if the topic is politics, conversations quickly degrade into insults, ad hominem attacks, and lordly assertions that “I’m done, have a nice day!” Here are five steps to having civil conversations…

I Stopped a Bully – And You Can, Too

I stopped a bully the other day. He was big, he was tall, and he was rude, and he was in the face of someone shorter and smaller. Even though I’m only average height and weight, I stopped that bully. You can stop bullies, too. You use what’s called “noncomplementary behavior.” You act like the bully isn’t there…

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