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 …