3 Tips for Making Connections with Others - David DeWolf

Connection is King

When we say that someone “connected” with us, we mean that what they said resonates. When someone “connects” with us, we don’t just hear them, we are somehow drawn to what they said. We may feel further aligned or inspired to take action. When we connect, we say something that touches the core of an individual.

Creating connection is powerful. It is the basis of influence. It is the tool of leaders, marketers, and sales folk.

A connection cannot be contrived or forced. But the way...

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Where's Your Moral Compass - David DeWolf

Where’s Your Moral Compass? Prevention/Forgiveness or Permission/Harassment?

There are certain things that we all know, deep down, are wrong. Murder and theft, for example.

A healthy society seeks to prevent injustice from happening. It is clear about moral absolutes and seeks to protect the innocent. When an offense occurs, perpetrators are held accountable but forgiven. In the optimal situation the individual is treated with dignity. The person is affirmed as good but the action rejected for what it really is – wrong.

In today’s society, we preach a moral...

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