My New Years resolution: Stop being my worst critic. Don't be afraid to be wrong. Give myself some credit. As such… http://t.co/p0SPo04bv8
— Shelby Skrhak (@ShelbySkrhak) December 26, 2014
Remember when I talked about selling your closet, then I talked about buying other people’s closets on apps such as Tradesy, Threadflip and Posh? Here’s my advice from the most obvious woman alive. Try eBay.
I know that’s not earth shattering news, but as I research all of these options, I’ve found the peer-to-peer selling sites to be way overpriced and eBay to be the best deal for designer goods.
For example, I searched Coach, sorting the results by ending soonest (Take note, that’s the key — sniping in at the last minute to outbid others I’ve learned). I picked up this black leather Coach wristlet to match a Coach purchase I had for less than $20.
Of course, with designer goods, do your homework about authenticity. By virtue of shopping eBay, I learned how to identify authentic Coach products and wrote a couple of guides:
In other news from the most obvious woman alive, buy things on sale and use coupons to save money. Aren’t you impressed by my expertise? Me neither.
Things You Should Know About Introverts
1) We need to recharge alone.
This right here is the cusp of the entire introvert v. extrovert debate (if there is one, anyway) – Introverts need to be alone to recharge. We tend to get completely worn out by socializing. This is basically what it means to be an introvert.
2) We don’t hate being around people, but we probably hate crowds.
I love being with people, but if you drop me into a large crowd I instantly feel like I’m alone and invisible. I try to avoid situations where I feel that way, so I may decline your open invitation to some random event. It doesn’t mean I don’t like to be around you, it just means I like to have more control over my surroundings.
3) We don’t mind silence.
I can sit beside you in silence and not think we are having a bad time. This is especially true on road trips and can be a little confounding to true extroverts. For this reason, I especially like going to the movies where it is already considered rude to chat. Rule #1 for dealing with introverts – Don’t tell me I’m “too quiet.” I hate that. Sorry I’m making you uncomfortable, but you really don’t get to decide how much I have to talk.
4) Just because we are introverted doesn’t mean we are shy.
Introvert and shy are actually two different things. Google it! In my case, I’m a shy introvert (the double whammy!).
Continue reading at: http://playfullytacky.com/2014/07/16/things-you-should-know-about-introverts/
‘The Jim Rohn Guide Series’ explores communication, leadership and moreby K. Shelby Skrhak, originally posted July 1, 2014 on SUCCESS.com
To the untrained ear, the advice given to Jim Rohn by his mentor Earl Schoaff sounds contradictory.
“Learn to work harder on yourself than you do on your job,” the late philosopher says with his unique cadence and tone.
But listen to the words from Rohn’s mouth and you know that this man’s advice is anything but contradictory. He’s not saying you shouldn’t work hard at a job you love. The hard work comes naturally when you love what you do. What Rohn is saying is that personal development—the building and strengthening of you—is how you become better at everything else. Communication, time management, goal setting, leadership—these all improve when you do.
SUCCESS has compiled a series of five guides on communication, time management, goal setting, leadership and personal development, based on the transcripts of Rohn’s most popular lectures and writings. Released this month in the SUCCESS Store, The Jim Rohn Guide Series comprises curated, 20-minute infusions of wisdom you’ll not likely find elsewhere.
Here we share the SUCCESS editors’ five favorite lessons from the series:
Lesson 1: Communication
“In order to be effective, your communication should be on purpose. Yes, occasionally you may say something off the top of your head and that can hold weight with others, but this is the exception and not the rule. Know what you want to communicate, when you want to communicate and how you want to communicate.” —from The Jim Rohn Guide to Communication