Sometimes you have to talk something through. Sometimes you need a pep talk. Sometimes you have to have a temper tantrum, talk something through and have someone shake you while he’s proclaiming “You’re being ridiculous!” Mahlon Otero of Shivelight Company, a full-service IT support firm for businesses, shook me good. Quite reasonably pointed out that…

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EVERYBODY talks themselves out of something sometimes. Going to a party – “I won’t know anybody there and won’t have anything to say.” “I’m ugly, nobody’ll want to look at me.” “There’ll be dancing and I’m a terrible dancer.” Giving an opinion at a meeting – “I don’t really understand this stuff, I’m a complete…

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