The Joyce Rafkin Special

The Joyce Rafkin Special

Have you ever tried to change your “unchangeable” plane ticket and the agent says “Sure, let me see what we can do for you?” When she returns, not only does she change your ticket, but she offers an upgrade? How about when you go to pay the handyman for repairs done on your home, he tells you “don’t worry about it, it was such a small project, I can’t charge you”? Or, you know that restaurant that has an hour wait? All of the sudden the host says I can get you in now and he sends over appetizers on the house - just because.

5 Reasons To Get Up And Start Moving!

5 Reasons To Get Up And Start Moving!

Want to boost your creativity, improve your problem-solving ability, connect more effectively with colleagues and feel more energized each day?

Most likely you have heard increasing noise about the extreme health risks of too much sitting, but did you know that getting up and moving can offer big benefits to your mental health, work performance, productivity and relationship with colleagues.

THE OUTSOURCED LIFE

THE OUTSOURCED LIFE

House Cleaner. Gardener. Dog walker. Meal delivery. Organizer.

So many services and still so little time (and so much stress).

Over the years, have you found yourself adding on to your professional staff of life "helpers"? I'm talking about all those people and services that we hire to presumably make life run a bit smoother, cleaner, sweeter, while we focus on the rest of life?

Download My Free “Connecting 101” Bulletin!

Download My Free “Connecting 101” Bulletin!

At face value, creating meaningful connections can seem like no sweat. In fact, as social beings, shouldn't it be second nature? In theory, yes...however the reality is not always aligned with the theory. Building your "circle" when you are in a new situation can feel daunting. Download "Connecting 101" for some tips on how to create and nurture your community.

5 Tips To Help Your Current or Future College Student Thrive

5 Tips To Help Your Current or Future College Student Thrive

More and more I am hearing about students getting into the college of their dreams (or the one just short of their dreams) and, after not feeling like it's the right fit, they transfer at the semester or year-end.