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 […]

4 Unintuitive Ways To Be Useful To People

One of my favorite humans, Derek Sivers, has a phenomenal talent. It’s not just that he’s good at software. And it’s not that he’s built a huge following of fans. It’s not even that he’s articulate and kind and an all-around good person. Probably my favorite thing about him is how he distills complexity into […]