You should be warm and receptive to those who plead innocence.

How to Deal With Those Who Plead Innocence

It’s often difficult to accuse someone of being the owner of mistakes they’ve made. Our findings may be off, they can respond with their own, and a debate may break out. The people you accuse of being at fault in everyday life will not like you. Prior to placing blame on others, you should be content with the fact that you will be disliked by those you blame. We often need to establish clear ownership of blameContinue reading

Notice what others apologize for to know where they draw the line

How to Discover Where Others Draw the Line

The people we interact with tend to have varying limits of how much discomfort they can withstand. They may have more patience in certain domains, and less in others. They may expect people to apologize for things you wouldn’t think twice about, and may get upset over what you thought to be mundane behavior. The question of where other people draw the line is an interesting one to think about. There are people who areContinue reading

Increasing your presence can lower your workload.

How to Use Presence to Lessen Your Workload (at Work)

There are days when tasks at work seem to originate from a never-ending source. You’ll find yourself swallowed up in things you should be doing, and even feel overwhelmed. The feeling of being flooded with things to do is hellish. The thoughts which live in the deepest portions of your psyche may fear losing your job, or may keep telling you to walk away from it. The stress which being behind on work gives birth toContinue reading

Being simple gives space for others to show you their true selves.

How to Gauge Others by Being Simple

Meeting new people is a feeling-out process. Those we meet for the first time typically witness a filtered, and small, sample of what we’re all about. We never want to appear too drastic in the portrayal of our image when we first meet somebody. You wouldn’t want to scare anyone away with your more extreme behaviors, thereby you may filter those behaviors out until others get to know you a little better. Just as othersContinue reading

Rather than moving away from doubt, you should be motivated to tackle it head on.

Why You Should Confront Every Doubt (in Yourself and Others)

Disclaimer: What’s written below is meant to be motivational in nature. It provides little in actionable advice. Navigating through the nuance of human interaction requires uninterrupted attention to detail. Intuition will play a large factor in how you choose to react to others. Two people can say the exact same words in two very different ways. Should you react the same way to both despite the differences with which they present their information? Your intuitive thoughts will enticeContinue reading

You shouldn't seek apologies at this very moment in time.

Why You Should Give People Time to Admit Their Wrongs

Time plays its role as a reliable friend as well as a hurtful foe. We’ve not been able to escape its steady trek onward. Good things will soon turn bad, the bad things soon turn good. People around us get sick and they get pregnant. Time dictates how many moments you have left with those you love, and how many thoughts you’ll think until you can’t manage any longer. What time also does, is it makesContinue reading

A few reasons why you should treat subordinates as peers

Why You Should Treat Subordinates As Peers

Clear distinction of the roles people hold as part of an organization is important to establish. This distinction will lead to efficient prioritization of issues and ensure proper task allocation. The people who you lead must know what their clear responsibilities are. It will lessen confusion and develop a sense of ownership. This write-up aims to shine a light on the other side of the manager/subordinate relationship. The social relationship you build with those you leadContinue reading

Attempting to align others on the path toward success will benefit you in more ways than you think.

Why You Should Reward Others’ Effort

Effort is the currency exchanged for skill. Should you come across those who are not skilled in what they’re attempting to do, analyze the effort they put into becoming skilled in that domain. The path toward becoming skillful is not pretty or fun. People fail, people misstep, and people fall off of cliffs to get to the top of their mountain of choice. Respect those who put effort into becoming skilled. Those who ask questions,Continue reading

Utilize things that both sides disagree on to make them agree with each other

How to Alleviate Disagreements Using Common Enemies

When people find themselves in heated disagreements, neither side wants to turn back from where they came without changing a few minds. It is what makes alleviating disagreements with high stakes behind them a difficult thing to do. Each side is hyper-sensitive to any form of push-back, and are passionate in their search for truth. Should you find yourself mediating disagreements such as those, this article aims to help a little bit in that domain. OnContinue reading

We fish for compliments and we give them to ourselves. This article argues that you should stop.

Why Complimenting Yourself Does Not Count

Pride is a sneaky assassin. Whether humans grow to become prideful due nature or nurture is secondary to the fact that pride exists. Your pride will call for you to commit actions which aren’t well planned. It will entice you to act unfavorably, and perhaps to shoot yourself in the foot, in certain situations. This article argues that the act of complimenting oneself is one instance of pride serving to hurt its owner. People seekContinue reading

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