Why We Should Teach Our Kids to Be Personable

We all have aspirations and hopes for how our children will grow up.  We usually think about things related to their happiness, success, relationships, and character.  Things like: I want my kids to just be happy, no matter who or what they are. Or… I want my kids to [...]

By | 2017-01-25T15:37:27+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Categories: 52 Traits, Be Personable|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Positivity in a Negative World

My kids are too young to realize it yet, but we live in a pretty negative world. We, as adults, are pessimistic about everything these days.  From the weather to politics, to the state of the economy, everything is going for a big steamy poop.  Just about everything we consume, [...]

By | 2016-12-03T11:11:43+00:00 October 10th, 2016|Categories: 52 Traits, Be Personable|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How Financially Personable Are You?

When someone starts broaching the subject of finances with you, how do you respond? Do you dodge the question and try to change the subject as quickly as possible? Do you even know the answer to the question? Or do you come out swinging and blast them with your all-knowing [...]

By | 2016-12-03T11:11:43+00:00 October 10th, 2016|Categories: 52 Traits, Be Personable, Be Thrifty|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Where have the manners gone?

The simplest and most effective thing a person can do to be personable is to have good manners. My mom thought me manners and how to be a gentleman since I was a young child. I remember sitting at a table and being quizzed about which spoon, fork or knife, [...]

By | 2016-12-03T11:11:46+00:00 October 4th, 2016|Categories: 52 Traits, Be Personable|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How One Person Brought Me Out of My Shell

“The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.” - Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States of America. As I have said in an earlier article, being personable to people in my youth was very difficult for me; I [...]

By | 2016-12-03T11:11:47+00:00 September 29th, 2016|Categories: 52 Traits, Be Personable|Tags: , , , |0 Comments