August 2022 - The Brilliance Mine

Month: August 2022

What Does The Word "Charging" Really Mean To You?

Sunday Is Fun Day: What Does The Word “Charging” Really Mean To You?

Does the word “charging” have a positive or negative meaning? The English language has the capacity for many meanings. If you suspect you are about to experience some pun-ishment, you might be right. I’m in charge of your laughter (or groaning) only for the mere 129 seconds of this Sunday is Fun Day clip. I’m …

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About A Geeky T-shirt, Costco Encounters, And A New Multimedia

About A Geeky T-shirt, Costco Encounters, And A New Multimedia Book

Here is a quick story for you – and a really cool announcement! Thank you, Irene Donnell and Tahnee McHenry, for making that happen! What an amazing surprise and (early) birthday gift! I’m Curious Do you have a “geeky” T-shirt? If so, send me a photo, please. Maybe we will have a geeky T-shirt contest …

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how to recognize the brilliance hidden in your brain

How To Recognize The Brilliance Hidden Inside Your Brain

When I speak in front of groups or have a one-on-one conversation, I often ask, “Do you consider yourself brilliant?” It’s probably not surprising that most often people are humble and they say, “No, I don’t consider myself brilliant,” because they think of people like Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking or Albert Einstein or any person …

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surround yourself with people rooting for you

Surround Yourself With People Who Root For You To Become Even Better

Coming back from a workout with Camp Gladiator, I was overcome by this feeling that it is so important to surround yourself with people who always root for you. Transcript Hi, Dr. Stephie here. I just got back from a workout with Camp Gladiator. As I was driving home, I was overcome by this feeling …

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Difficult conversations

The Art Of Having Difficult Conversations And Remaining Great Friends

How can we have “difficult” conversations without risking our friendship?¬†This topic came up in a conversation with a couple of dear friends. I shared with them that when I grew up in Germany, it was not uncommon to have heated debates about politics (and soccer) over a beer or two. No matter how hard they …

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