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 …

Do People Skills Really Matter?

You’ve heard it said that “leaders” bring out the best in others. That’s not necessarily true. Some people hold a “leadership” title, but that is no guarantee that he or she knows how to bring out the best in others.  That’s why Richard Leider, the founding partner of the Inventure Group, wrote in Forbes magazine, “People don’t leave companies; they …