Political hopefuls know what it's like to be "one done" in the polls. However until they understand what it's like to feel one down to leaders you're dependent on but don't trust, they'll never earn back our trust and confidence and we'll never get back OUR hope.
General Schwarzkopf once said that the first thing you do when you become a General is take off your specialty pins, because the only thing that matters is the mission and that has to override your defaulting back to your prior area of competence. Don't you agree that the President we need, must take off his or her party affiliation to serve the mission we all need?
What struck me from reading about rampage killers was how common it was for caring parents to not know about the dark suicidal and violent impulses that lived within their teenage sons (nearly all the rampage killers have been male).
Now I lay me down to sleep,
At the end of the day this is about not doing another thing before you fall asleep. It's about letting go of control with the hope that a good night's sleep will replenish your mind (with everything that the stresses of the day has taken away), will refresh it and enable you to "reboot" it to take on the next day playing with a
A fanciful, fantasy exchange between Mr. Smooth and Mr. In Control after Tiger Woods turned in his worst performance at the Players Championship.
Tiger: Hey man, did you catch my score at the Players Championship?
Freddy: It was pretty hard to miss?
Tiger: I guess it was pretty ugly. And this is getting to be pretty humiliating.
Remember an incident when someone listened deeply to you and then talked with you when you were in a bad place. Would you want to honor that person if you could? If so, they would just want you to do onto someone else what they did onto you. Isn't that so?
Me: Otis, it’s been two days and I can’t stand how the deck is stacked against us and justice. I’ll bet you’ve felt that before.
Otis: I’ve never felt any different.
Me: It’s awful. Why didn’t you tell me it was so bad?
Otis (looking me directly in the eye): Because YOU didn’t want to know!
Deep inside the hearts of many men—especially the adrenaline-driven ones—is fear, shame and paranoia, and unless they keep women off the scent through abuse, they run the risk of being "outed" by women's great "b.s. detectors."
Reached #1 ranking in six kindle business categories at Amazon.com and #1 in China and Germany for US business books. The essence of the book is that if you want to get through to people you need to leave "your here" and go to "their there" and listen in a way in which they not only feel understood, but "feel felt." When that happens and people sense that you are there to help and mean them no harm, they will open up their hearts and minds to you.