Just took a little ride on a time machine. Five minutes ago I received an email regarding Samuel Beckett's Lessness. This struck me as slightly unusual; I'm not aware of any special interest in Beckett. Sorry. But there, below the email, was my email requesting access to some of the information. I'd sent my request [...]
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Really? Honesty can be brutal? It is my experience that those who endorse brutal honesty are hoping we'll all become just as rude as they are, so they don't stand out so much. After all, why should they have to learn manners just to fit in with all of us, what, gently honest people? Nonsense. [...]
Back when I was angrier, I used to say "Never argue with an idiot; they'll drag you down to their level, then beat you with their expertise." How do you avoid getting sucked into pointless flame wars, especially the kind that happen via email at the office, but also the kind that happen at your [...]
Intent is a powerful tool. In the 'trust tree' it's the trunk—the only portion that's partly invisible, partly visible. Our intent begins inside, then becomes evident to others.