How to Talk Like a Real Hostage Negotiator OMAHA – Recently a group of customer service representatives at a local calling center were treated to a day off from the endless complaints they typically receive, to a day of learning.
Add Character and Make Your House a Home If you’re like me and purchased a home built in the early 80’s, you might find yourself with a pretty basic house. While I do love my home, by no means is
Guess What Week It Is? Happy Valentine’s Day Edition Last year when I wrote this post about Valentine’s Day, I was a bit of a bah-humbug. It was on a Tuesday and it’s hard to get excited about Tuesday. This
Forgiveness and the Death Penalty Fourteen years ago a family was gunned down as they returned from dinner, less than a mile from my house. I’ll never forget the panic I felt watching the ten o’clock news, learning about the
It’s Super Bowl! Time to Eat, Drink, Watch Commercials, and Oh Yeah, Football Did you know money spent this year’s Super Bowl parties will surpass $15 billion. That’s a lot of nachos and beer! The average person will spend around
A Ghost Story: Instead of Boo! It’s Boo-Hoo Who doesn’t love a scary ghost story? The paranormal possibility that our world is not our own, can be told in many different styles. Some make us jump, others make us think.
House of Horrors – How to Report Suspected Child Abuse Typically I like to write light-hearted, funny pieces that make you think. And there’s nothing light-hearted and funny about child abuse. By now you’ve heard about the California couple with
Can a Quick Walk Create Creativity? When it comes to constantly creating new content, for me, sometimes the well runs dry. I’m sure I’m not the only writer to stare at a blank page on their computer screen and wonder
Let Food Be Thy Medicine and Medicine Be Thy Food You may have heard this quote before from the “father of modern medicine” Hippocrates – if you consider the year 375BC to be modern. I recently watched a documentary, Forks
You, Tonya, Have Lots of Work to Do After watching last night’s episode of Truth and Lies: Tonya Harding, about the attack in 1994 on ice-skating Olympic champion Nancy Kerrigan, it’s obvious Tonya has not dealt with her past. Typically when
Happy New Year! Its January 2018 – Now What? If you’re reading this that means you survived New Year’s Eve. Yay, you! So are you the type of person who makes, then breaks, resolutions? Because most of us do. Experts