March 8, 2019

How to Have a Good Conversation

When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have great conversations – and most of us don’t converse very well. A great conversation requires a balance between talking and listening. This balance is important because bad communication leads to bad relationships, at home, at work, […]

January 23, 2018

Networking Tips – Conversation Starters

Do you feel awkward the first time you meet someone at a networking event? Here are some great conversation starters that will help you break the ice and get to know the person (and their business) in much greater detail. Asking questions also let’s the person know you have a genuine interest. People do business […]

September 25, 2017

FIBROMYALGIA for the Rich, Poor, Famous and maybe You.

Talk about “coming out”.  Lady Gaga announced she had to enter a hospital and cancel a number of future engagements due to severe body pain and fatigue that has been diagnosed as Fibromyalgia. She was very positive but she had no time schedule as to when she might be able to return to a regular […]

August 15, 2017

Project Veterans Pride Visits DNA

Dr. Christeen Verchot, PhD, RN, LTC (Retired) USAF, joined the DNA team at its meeting on August 15. Project Veterans Pride(PVP) is a non-profit organization created to address the devastating incidence of homelessness among the men and women who risked their lives for our nation. Between 529,000 and 840,000 of these veterans are homeless at […]

July 25, 2017

What to Know About Homeowner’s Insurance Policies

Knowledge is key to proper coverage: square footage, year built, # and quality of kitchens and bathrooms, custom features. You need to insure the replacement value, not market value. Adding extended limits (120% of replacement cost) is crucial. If the replacement cost is $351,204 and the extended limits is 120%, the insurance company will pay […]