Appreciate each person you meet for who they are. Find the good (somewhere) in everyone. At the same time, be who you are and just let them know you care by listening, acknowledging them and appreciating them. Don’t take on their issues…those are theirs. Always be nice to them….in time, they will change towards you, in a better way.
So how do we encourage others when they are not nice to us, treat us badly, and we just don’t like them? The key piece to remember here is that we have a choice. We can choose to take on what they are doing to us or saying to us, or we can stand back and realize it is their “stuff”. We don’t know what is causing them to act that way towards us…usually there is something that they are not happy with about themselves. Still give them the encouragement they may need. Next time we will talk about what
A small lesson from the spirit of the geese. The geese fly in “V” formation and as each bird flaps its wings, it creates an “uplift” for the bird following. When the leading goose gets tired, it rotates back into the formation and another goose flies at the point position. The “honking” that we hear when we see the geese in formation in the sky, is encouragement being sent from behind to encourage those up in front to keep up their speed. We also need to make sure our “honking” from behind is encouraging to our fellow employees,teammates, friends, acquatainces and
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