Tag: Gratitude

Lisa’s Nest: A Story of Limitless Love

Lisa's Bird Nest

This month marks the 6th year I have walked in Seattle’s SummeRun. My sister-in-law, Lisa, lost her battle with Ovarian cancer 5 years ago.  Our team, Limitless Love for Lisa, walks in her honor with family members and friends, to raise funds to benefit the Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Research. Our goal is to end this horrible disease. This year our team was a small, but mighty group.  Since some of us only connect annually at this event,  I always look forward to talking and walking with them. This year I walked most of the 3 miles with one of Lisa’s

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Do you validate here? |Communication skills to make your day

Cornerstone Coaching and Training

Nope, I’m not talking about parking,  I’m talking about personal validation. I’m talking about using appreciation to really make someone’s day. Don’t you wish that you could just ask for some positive feedback?  Compliments free with validation – how cool would that be? So why don’t we get validated more often? We live in a culture that is quick to point out what’s wrong – the bad service, the cranky boss, what we didn’t like about someone. It doesn’t have to be like that. And it all starts with you. How often do you validate someone? How often do you

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