An object example in good behavior from, of all places, politics.
Author Archive for: Andrea P. Howe
Entries by Andrea P. Howe
What is it about consultants and consultant-speak?
Karen Salmansohn publishes a “Be Happy Dammit Tips” Newsletter. She quotes some fascinating statistics about the value of business friendships. For example: – People with a best friend at work are seven times more likely to be engaged in their work. – Close friendships at work boost employee satisfaction by nearly 50%. – People with […]
Vince Gill shows a thing or two about how to be. Just be.
People prefer affability over competence in their choice of work partners.
How to silence the little voice that chatters within us and prevents us from really listening.
Recent Blog Posts
- Want a (Better) New Year’s Resolution for 2022?January 3, 2022 - 11:32 am
Some years ago I wrote about a “Better New Year’s Resolution.” It was pretty good, if I do say so myself. For years I tried to improve on it, and never could. I finally stopped trying. Here it is again, not-so-new-and-improved, but still pretty good, I think. What do you think? My unscientific sampling […]
- Pain Is Inevitable, Suffering Is OptionalNovember 18, 2021 - 10:24 am
I recently listened to Howard Stern’s interview with (Sir) Paul McCartney. One part stood out. Howard asked Paul about multiple instances where John Lennon had been cruel towards McCartney; didn’t he feel treated unfairly, hurt, resentful, Howard asked? Paul essentially replied that no, that was just John being John, that once you accepted that as […]