It Tells Us More About Ourselves Than About Them

If you own a business, lead an organization, or supervise others, what do you refer to them as? Employees? Staff? Underlings? Subordinates? My suggestion is to, at the very least, refer to them as “associates.” Even better: “team members.” On Twitter, do you refer to people as “followers?” Try, “friends” or “connections.” When inviting people…

“No Good Deed…?”

Yesterday, the following question was posted on my Facebook page: “Bob, a friend asked me what I think of the saying, ‘No good deed goes unpunished’. Interesting concept. What is your take on it?” The saying itself is usually muttered in frustration after doing something genuinely nice and having it come back to hurt or…