Friday, September 14, 2018 – Just when you risk stepping out of your shell and speaking your mind, someone suddenly grows recalcitrant. As crystal clear as your ideas are, you may be too close to the matter to see how it affects others. If friends react with unexpected negativity, you know it is time to take a step back and figure out a new way to communicate what is in your heart. John C. Maxwell wrote, “People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude.”
You can make a relationship meet your expectations with clear demands and by taking steps to getting things in the order you prefer. Can you cheerlead and micromanage at the same time?