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Melissa Camilleri

How to give a compliment

How to give a compliment

In my last blog post on this topic,  I said that for many of us, it’s way easier to give a compliment, than to receive one.  But I know that some of us don’t express ourselves using words. And for those of us who do, most times, we still watch our compliments go in one ear, and out the other - much to our dismay. It’s also true that people around us (especially those we don’t know) interpret things differently - so while you might think that telling someone you see every day that they look pretty is perfectly sweet,...

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Melissa Camilleri

What are you willing to weather for what you believe?

What are you willing to weather for what you believe?

I often talk about our duty here on earth to be the light for others.  That our lives matter most when we have impacted the humans around us for the better. To do this, to truly live this, takes courage. It takes massive amounts of vulnerability. What if we say or do something that offends someone? What if I end up being wrong? And then the refrain rises: What are we willing to weather for what we believe?

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Melissa Camilleri

Don't Keep Your Day Job: An Interview with our Founder, Melissa Camilleri

Don't Keep Your Day Job: An Interview with our Founder, Melissa Camilleri

Don't Keep Your Day Job is one of the most inspiring podcasts out there.Hostess, Cathy Heller, is a creative who spends each episode stoking the fires that reside in the hearts of her listeners.   

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Melissa Camilleri

I'm Sorry

I'm Sorry

There are some amazing anecdotes for conflict resolution. Quite sadly, I can’t think of any of them when I receive an email I don’t like or argue with a friend. I’ve always loved the saying, “It is better to be happy than to be right”. And now, “love means saying you’re sorry” is one of my favorites! (Should that be a t-shirt in the Compliment line?) People in all types of relationships are bound to bump heads, but it’s what you do after conflict  that matters. So while apologizing excessively can be a problem, I thought I would share a...

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