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Be Wise Enough to Change the Conversation

Bring a Girl for Ladies Home Journal by Jon Whitcomb 1952

I cut my teeth on the rules of polite southern hospitality. Whether you were the hostess or a guest, it was a responsibility in a social gathering to share sparkling anecdotes and witty conversations. The wisest, most charming, and well mannered folks knew when to change the conversation. Ladies (and real gentlemen) refrained from speaking of certain […]

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Authenticity: Pitfall or Necessity for Life?

Advice on Authenticity (Art by Walter M Baumhofer)

Is it time to consider authenticity an unworthy goal? When the headline of an Op/Ed in the New York Times proclaims that “Being Yourself” is the worst advice ever, folks take notice. Especially when the author is well-respected author and professor perceived to be a thought-leader in the world of psychology and business. When a beloved icon […]

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