The SeamLess Life

Tip #20 - March 8, 1999

About the Author:

Sherry Lowry, MA/MS, M.C.C., is a professional mentor and business coach for executives, business owners, other coaches, psychologists/ therapists, and professionals in transition. She has developed seven businesses, including one non-profit with 20,000 clients. Sherry leads group telephone conferences and trainings with other field experts on marketing with heart, using public speaking in marketing, and for therapists transitioning as coaches. A board member on the International Coach Federation, Sherry is credentialed at their Master Certifed Coach level and participates in the Professional Coaches’ and Mentor’s Association.

Contact Sherry for a complimentary session on The SeamLess Life™ approach or for information on coaching and professional mentoring.

Contact info:
Sherry Lowry, MCC
Austin, Texas USA
Ph: 512-527-0097

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Tips in Leading the Seamless Life™
#20 - The ABC's of Friendship

We've been writing about the benefits of becoming gifted as a receiver exclusively as a means of contributing to your profitability. But we'd also like you to become rich in support and connection, which are equally critical to your living the life you want.

Friends are great treasures, and your goal is to keep them. Here's how...

Ideas from an outstanding book
"When Words Matter Most"
by Robyn Freedman Spizman (Crown Publishers)

A lways be honest.

B e there when they need you.

C heer them on.

D on't look for their faults.

E very chance you get, call!

F orgive them.

G et together often.

H ave faith in them.

I nclude them.

J ust listen.

K now their dreams.

L ove them unconditionally.

M ake them feel special.

N ever forget them.

O ffer to help.

P raise them honestly.

Q uietly disagree.

R escue them often.

S ay you're sorry.

T alk frequently.

U se good judgment.

V ote for them!

W ish them good luck!

X -ray yourself first.

Y our words count.

Z ip your mouth when told a secret.

About the Author:

Diane Menendez, Ph.D., M.C.C., business and life coach, has been a full-time professional coach since 1988. She's coached 350+ executive and professional clients to achieve their goals and, in the process, to create work and lives which are richly satisfying.

Diane's domain name,, is an expression of her belief that, "Your work supports you to thrive when it brings you rich financial rewards and great joy." Yes, that's what she means -- real joy, enough to make your heart dance.

Contact Diane for a complimentary coaching session to help you discover your brilliance.

Contact info:
HeartDance, Cincinnati, Ohio USA
Ph: (513)474-1137

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