If You Want Respect, Do This

We can all agree that we should respect others. Respect their opinions, respect their time, respect their space, blah blah blah. Yet, I’ve found that few people can name discrete actions that are respectful. Let’s take a typical office meeting as a quick scenario. Try this: Before every meeting, ask if anyone has an obligation […]

What To Do When Someone Wrongs You

Your options are: Roll over and suffer in silence. Avenge and suffer without resolving your long-term, internal pain. Act out and hurt proximal, innocent people instead of the perpetrator. Retaliate with proportionate punishment until they stop or change behavior. Take something valuable from them until they stop or apologize. Most of us can eliminate responses […]