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Avoid flattery at all cost

“Don’t be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you.” (General Alvaro Obregon) The second principle in How to Win Friends and Influence People is “Give honest, sincere appreciation.” Why, then would I open … Continue reading

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April 8 – Encouragement and Appreciation

“Three billion people on the face of the earth go to bed hungry every night, but four billion people go to bed every night hungry for a simple word of encouragement and recognition.” (Cavett Robert) As I have mentioned before, … Continue reading

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January 20. The Craving for Appreciation

“The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.” (William James) Not just a desire, a craving to be appreciated. So strong was William James’ belief in this principle that he not only called it the deepest, … Continue reading

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