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Practise Being Unselfish (5)

Practise Being Unselfish (5)

Here are three questions people often ask themselves when you’re talking to them: 1) Do you really care about me? Dr. Calvin Miller put it like this: ‘When people listen to others speak, sometimes they’re silently thinking, “I am loneliness waiting for a friend. I am weeping

Bob Gass

April 22nd, 2015

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Practise Being Unselfish (4)

Practise Being Unselfish (4)

The people you seek to influence in life always ask themselves: Do you care about me? Think about the best experiences you’ve had with people in your own life. What do they all have in common? They genuinely cared about you, right? And what’s wonderful is, you can broaden ...

Bob Gass

April 21st, 2015

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Practise Being Unselfish (3)

Practise Being Unselfish (3)

John Craig says, ‘No matter how much work a man can do, no matter how engaging his personality may be, he will not advance far if he cannot work through others.’ That requires you to see value in other people. This truth is understood worldwide by successful people from ...

Bob Gass

April 20th, 2015

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Practise Being Unselfish (2)

Practise Being Unselfish (2)

Great leaders often have great egos, and therein lies great danger. In ‘The Empowered Communicator’, Calvin Miller uses the form of a letter to describe this problem and the negative impact it has: ‘Dear speaker, your ego has become a wall between yourself and me. You’re not

Bob Gass

April 19th, 2015

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Practise Being Unselfish (1)

Practise Being Unselfish (1)

‘Don’t look out only for your own interests, but take an interest in others, too’ (v. 4 NLT). Spiritual maturity is the ability to see and act in the best interests of others. Immature people have difficulty seeing things from someone else’s point of view. They rarely ...

Bob Gass

April 18th, 2015

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