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 …

Encouragement: The most potent motivator

Serving as a volunteer with the Los Angeles Dream Center and for the thousands of homeless people they serve on the streets of Los Angeles, I learned a mind-blowing truth.  Everybody needs encouragement….from the CEO, to the hourly employee, to that difficult in-law, to the down-and-outers.  Everybody! In fact, Tommy Barnett, the co-founder of the Dream Center, even goes so …

The 10 Commandments of Awesome Connective Communication (part 2)

You have probably heard about The 10 Commandments. You may have even memorized them when you were little … because you were taught that was the way you should behave and communicate with other people, even God Himself. A couple of weeks ago, I gave you the first two of my 10 Commandments of Awesome Communication: 1) Increase the quantity of your communication, and …