Joan Garbo: Consultant, Trainner, Speaker

Sound And Silence
Published: 2014-10-28
Words are tools and just may be the most important ones in your tool box of life As with any tool they can be used to build something of beauty or they can be used to harm and destroy A hammer in the hands of a carpenter can build a beautiful house that same carpenter can use that same hammer Read More
The Art Of Listening
Published: 2014-10-20
160 Chances are you ve heard the phrase God gave us two ears and one mouth for a reason This means more than just not talking when someone else is speaking and listening is not simply hearing and understanding the spoken word It means to stop formulating in your head what your response will be when the other person stops speaking It Read More
Gratitude Reciprocates
Published: 2014-9-10
Labor Day the first Monday in September is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength prosperity and well-being of our country From the US Department of Labor web site Originally Labor Day was supposed Read More
Meaningful Mistakes
Published: 2014-9-10
8220 What is the meaning of life 8221 is a question that philosophers have pondered for centuries In the final analysis life is meaningless until you give it meaning This is true for everything that happens in life a life threatening disease accident or incident can suppress or depress a person or it can inspire him her to live life more fully a Read More
We Need Heroes
Published: 2014-8-17
Perhaps the most significant issue that motivates a doctor to bring me in for a consult is gossip While the originating request is to improve teamwork and communication the root of the problem is gossip I define gossip as a complaint that a person has about someone but takes it to someone who can do nothing about it So if Read More
The Power Of One
Published: 2014-8-10
I remember seeing a quote by Mother Teresa who once was asked by a reporter 8220 What can someone without power or money do to make a difference in the world 8221 she replied 8220 they can smile more 8221 While I do follow this advice and have seen that it does have its own positive effect I believe we can expand upon the Read More
Sound And Silence
Published: 2014-8-03
Words are tools and just may be the most important ones in your tool box of life As with any tool they can be used to build something of beauty or they can be used to harm and destroy A hammer in the hands of a carpenter can build a beautiful house that same carpenter can use that same hammer Read More