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
- How to Accelerate Trust (or Not)July 15, 2021 - 2:59 pm
You may have heard the quote, “It takes years to build up trust, and only seconds to destroy it.” That saying, like several other truisms about trust, is far from true. In many ways, people form perceptions, trusting and non-trusting, with shocking speed. Furthermore, the way we use that phrase – “trust takes time” – […]
- Trusted Advisor LawyersJuly 2, 2021 - 9:42 am
In Gallup’s annual poll of Most Trusted Professions, lawyers rank 11th out of 15. In our work with clients, we often ask for unprompted answers to “which professions are least trusted?” The results reliably list car salesmen, lawyers and politicians as top choices for the bottom three. It’s also true that in our practice, lawyers […]