1-problem divided by 2-problem-solvers = Problem solved in half the time. If one of the 2 IS the problem, ‘Hello, long division!’
How to encourage personal growth in others: Stop the criticisms. Start the compliments. Start and stop frequently.
How to stay happily together: Work through problems together.
Convenience rarely leads to things that matter. Doing the right thing is not always convenient but always leads to what matters.
If you listen way more than you talk, you’ll have WAY more people interested in what you have to say.
Sometimes people just want to talk. They don’t want your answers. Your listening will help them find their own. Help them. Listen.
It’s hard to apologize, but harder on you not to. I was wrong. I feel bad about it. I apologize. How can I make it right?
How to be a Master of Choice rather than a slave to anxiety and regret: Choose the Right when a choice is placed before you.
Put up or shut up. Put others *up* in your conversations. When tempted to put them down, shut up. How to stay up? Put up.
Look for the good, not the should, in others. You’ll get a much better return on investment with what you find and share.
How to Connect: Drop the feeling of inferior or superior. Take your place as equal to those around you. It will astound you.
To not respond with sarcasm within seconds of a stupid question is a sign of class. Sarcasm, a sign of lack of class. Show class.