Influence or power?
People don’t want power: they want to be heard.
Consequently, because people want influence, they often mistakenly take on responsibility … More lint
victimhood as freedom
You can find a type of freedom by exempting yourself from responsibility. By playing the victim, you can often convince … More lint
People see you happy, being yourself, or feeling yourself, and the balancing mechanism is to apply their internalized burdens (“responsibility”) … More lint
When people set up barriers or boundaries with you, they are not attacking your person, they are rejecting your behavior.… More lint
Accountability and Forgiveness
A friend brought up “the lack of accountability” in politics.
In response, I brought up “the path to forgiveness,” suggesting … More lint
Control and Responsibility
This chained pair is inseparable.
If we avoid responsibility, situations devolve into chaos, and if we claim control but do … More lint
Kept in the dark
When you arrive to a surprise party it is a thrill. When you find out your job has been outsourced … More lint
Take care of your investments
Without maintenance, things break, and even with care, they fail.
By checking in regularly we can prevent being shocked by … More lint