How Skid Row Taught Me How To Communicate (part 2)

The great historian H.G. Wells used to complain about people he called “the goodness-sakers.”  These are the people who stand around all day saying, “For goodness-sake, why doesn’t somebody do something?” I was somewhat guilty of saying that in the past … complaining about something instead of doing something about it.  And one such issue was the problem of poverty …

How To Handle Someone’s Life-Sucking Entitlement Attitude

About a hundred years ago, Czech author Franz Kafka wrote: “There are two cardinal sins from which all the others spring: impatience and laziness.” In today’s world, it wouldn’t be politically correct to call someone lazy or impatient. So we talk about entitlement instead. And every day, the national news is filled with stories that showcase an entitlement attitude. Of …