Have you ever been in a social setting where the person you’re interacting with only has one thing on his mind: himself?
I was at a local entrepreneurial gathering lately and landed in a conversation in the aftermath where I was subjected to such an interaction. This person was very excited about how great he was and how great his company was. I’ll give him points for self-confidence, but he was lacking a significant piece essential to relationships: empathy.
You know what billboards do really well? They broadcast a message. You know what billboards do really poorly? Listen. Billboards make rotten friends, spouses, coworkers, and neighbors.
So I’ve been stewing around a pretty revolutionary idea, and I think I’m ready to share it: . . .Read more