What assertiveness means to me is the ability to ask for what I want in a clear, tactful, matter-of-fact way. … Continue reading Assertiveness
A job well done can be a blessing to those who rely on your work. However, perfection for perfection’s sake … Continue reading Perfection: How do I become a perfectionist?
When I taught eighth-grade algebra, I had a class that didn’t respect me. They chatted through my lectures. Being a … Continue reading How do you make people listen to what you say and respect what you do?
Fighting desire doesn’t work. It only strengthens it. It’s like trying not to blush. You actually blush less if you … Continue reading How does one control one’s desires?
So you learn to honor everybody you meet as your teacher when you realize that there is nothing else you … Continue reading How can one use listening to bring out the best in others?
Are you choosing to apologize because you have wronged another? Is the other person expecting you to apologize, because they … Continue reading The Art of the Apology
Forgiveness is often one sided. If you wait for an apology before you forgive someone, you may be waiting for … Continue reading Forgiveness
Notice what you are telling yourself while you are listening. Are you commenting on how bored you are? Are you … Continue reading How to Become a Better Listener