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How To Commit To Your Relationship

How To Commit To Your Relationship

If the relationship is worth committing to, you need to take risks and make sacrifices to provide elements of uncertainty and passion. Go back to the question of what you would do for the one you loved. Anything, right? If you’ve mastered yourself and you’ve achieved clarity in, and focus on, your outcomes, what’s stopping […]

8 Ways To Be A Better Spouse

8 Ways To Be A Better Spouse

Take Care Of Yourself Being a great spouse is based on making sure your basic needs—such as eating healthy food, exercising, and getting good sleep—are being met. “I know that I am a better wife when I take care of myself. When I am not getting enough sleep, exercise, and laughter, I feel bitter and […]

Stepping Into Your Pain

Stepping Into Your Pain

There is nothing that requires more courage than an intimate relationship. This is the space where your deepest fears and insecurities rise to the surface, making it even more difficult to give yourself completely to another. Because to be truly vulnerable with another, you have to open up. That can be absolutely terrifying! So, rather […]

“Commitments Must Not Be Simply Plans On Paper”—Executive Director

“Commitments Must Not Be Simply Plans On Paper”—Executive Director

Mr. Secretary-General, Mr. President, Distinguished Delegates, It is an honour to address the Security Council and to present the Secretary-General’s report on Women, Peace and Security on his behalf. I thank the presidency of Russia for chairing this debate today, and for proposing to review implementation of the commitments made last year by Member States, regional organizations and […]

The Science of Persuasion

The Science of Persuasion

When New York Life offers—with “no obligation”—a flashlight and keychain to AARP members who agree to let the company send them information, it’s employing a scientifically proven persuasion principle. Same with TruGreen, when it solicits lawn-care business in a mailer that says “57 of your neighbors have TruGreen lawns.” Ditto for Core Power, when it […]

7 Ways Leaders Can Inspire Commitment to Goals

7 Ways Leaders Can Inspire Commitment to Goals

How do great leaders inspire others to commit themselves to their goals? It’s not just that they have charismatic personalities, or that they give a lot of high-energy motivational talks. What they do is communicate their vision so effectively that other people adopt it as their own. Inspiring people is what great leaders like John […]