How Are You Earning Trust?

An excerpt from The Red Chair Experience. Click to get your signed copy or check out the digital or audio versions here.


“Men are socialized to trust women until evidence to the contrary surfaces; women are socialized to be suspicious of men until an individual man earns trust.” – Warren Farrell


Our society is built around trust and trying to find out whom we can trust. We have natural defenses built into our psyche and then we have the ones that are taught to us by those we are supposed to trust. We are taught things by those in leadership positions in our lives like parents, teachers, other adults, and extended family members.

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Simple Life or Not So Simple?

An Excerpt from The Red Chair Experience by Chris Michel

“A simple life is good with me. I don’t need a whole lot. For me, a T-shirt, a pair of shorts, barefoot on a beach and I’m happy.” – Yanni

Are you happy with a simple life or do you prefer to have a certain level of complexity? Most of us know this as adding drama to our lives. Some people do not like to add drama to their lives, yet they are constantly stirring the proverbial pot. So, how do you complicate your life?

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