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AVAILABLE ON AMAZON on September 9, 2020

Conflict is contagious. Don’t let a virus infect your relationships.

True to her straightforward and unpretentious style, in Keep Your Distance! Your guide to handling common dilemmas in uncommon times, Rosalinda Oropeza Randall candidly explores relationships and real-life dilemmas in a pandemic world.

The book covers sticky situations as well as areas of deeper concern. As always, Rosalinda offers general advice, options, and perspectives, with a sense of humor and without imposing her opinions or claiming to know it all.

Keep Your Distance addresses everyday situations that now have a kink in them. From holding conversations with face masks, to dealing with so much family time, roommates and house guests, returning to work, confronting social pressures (like your friend who keeps trying to sell you stuff), travel dilemmas, to well-meaning neighbors bringing you homemade soups. This book covers all aspects of everyday life in a pandemic world.

Who’s right? We all are, in our own mind. But when we are all faced with unfamiliar situations, it can be challenging to handle.  Keep Your Distance will help you explore these situations so you can find graceful solutions that help preserve your relationships AND your peace of mind.

Keep Your Distance illustrates that civility can be practiced, even in these uncertain times.

  • Will this heightened concern for others disappear post-COVID?
  • If “we’re in this together,” why is that not what we observe online?
  • What do our everyday reactions about the epidemic reveal about us?
  • Are yelling matches here to stay?
  • Has the coronavirus changed our society for the long-term?

The pandemic has altered our social lives, changed how we interact with others and brought a host of new dilemmas that we must face every day. Keep Your Distance has the tips you need to immunize your relationships and keep your connections healthy and strong.

Don’t let the virus infect your relationships. You’ll find tips on how to immunize your relationships.

What people are saying about the book:

“…Guidelines to help prevent the spread of Covid-19 have led to a series of social and ethical dilemmas for which “Keep Your Distance” has elegant solutions.

Shana Lebowitz Gaynor, Business Insider correspondent

”   Timely, relevant and insightful, Rosalinda’s latest book is the ultimate guide to human interactions in a COVID world. In an approachable and straightforward style, she tackles myriad everyday situations…”

Gabe Saglie, Senior Editor, Travelzoo

“…Randall provides answers to common questions, illustrates likely scenarios, and helpful dos and don’ts. This book is insightful, witty and delivered with tact. Keep Your Distance! is a delightful read for everyone.”

Cherylyn Harley LeBon, Attorney, Speaker and Strategist

“…We are all making this up as we go along, and it’s nice to know that Rosalinda’s got our backs with some essential tips and tricks to socializing at a distance.”

Jill Eickmann (artistic director/co-founder of Leela- San Francisco-based, improvisational theatre and training center)


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Don’t Burp in the Boardroom: Your Guide to Handling Uncommonly Common Workplace Dilemmas

Sassy, funny, blunt, and definitely not sugar coated, Don’t Burp in the Boardroom examines dilemmas and relationships in the workplace, from the warehouse to the top floor. While the outerwear may be different, the dilemmas from cubicle to corner office are the same. Rosalinda Randall delves into common and uncommon predicaments like aromatic foods, the cliques in the break room, social media and electronics, office romances, working with an ex-con, battle of the sexes, and how to make a good impression when you re new on the job. She also delves into the uncommonly common like catching your boss in an unfortunate position and how to avoid that one co-worker who always wants a hug.  She includes easy-to-implement tips to boost social skills, hence, improving interactions and communication.

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