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When you have a chance to communicate in person over email, voice mail and even the telephone, take it. You can always communicate more easily in person than other methods.
Emails are a cause of many communication breakdowns from saying things the wrong way or sending an unintended message. This happens especially with emails that are criticizing something or negative in tone. To prevent this and to keep in mind … Continue reading
Try going through the entire day without sharing your opinion of what anyone else is doing wrong. Have no expectation of anyone doing the same for you; in fact, welcome it as constructive criticism if they do, no matter what their tone may be.
How much of my tax refund check shall I give to a local homeless shelter or food pantry? I’ve gone without the cash this long, after all; I’m sure I can be generous.
Encourage people. I just mentioned this yesterday for sports but its possible in all areas of life. You have endless opportunities to encourage people to do what they love, follow their dreams, achieve their goals and do the things they enjoy doing. … Continue reading
Put and keep your cell phone out of site in conversation. This is a huge pet peeve of mine and I’ll never do it to others. If you are in a conversation with someone, give them your full attention, face … Continue reading
Hold or Get the Door for Someone Simple things are a great way to serve others and these little things can really make a great difference. Stop and hold the door for someone whenever you get a chance you hold … Continue reading
Smile.. This is a great habit to develop to start each and every day and to practice whenever you have the chance. The great thing is that smiling at others is easy and takes nothing but a little effort. Nearly … Continue reading
I’ll arrive at work 15 minutes early. If someone needs a hand with a task before I’m due on the clock, I’ll help without being asked or asking.