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How To Give a Perfect Answer Pt. 5

“Don’t Make It Rude”

When words are many, transgression is not lacking,
But whoever restrains his lips is prudent.
-Proverbs 10:19

This is the last of five posts asking, “How can I be more mature when I talk to people online?”

Abraham Lincoln teaches us about maturity and immaturity in communication.

How to Criticize while Maintaining Humility

I engaged a Christian leader on Twitter the other day.

He had sent out a tweet which ridiculed an article in Time Magazine. The Time article was bad. Really bad. But something about this man’s response made me uneasy.

How to Change Anybody – 9 Tips for Writers

“To reshape the world in the image of your values.”

It’s a big goal. But it can be done, one person and one conversation at a time.

David Lieberman wrote a book called How to Change Anybody. It’s about helping other people become more moral, thoughtful, and accomplished.

What greater gifts could you give than these?

Platform-Building Pt. 4: Ten Principles

I recently spent some time reflecting on my platform-building routine. I looked at what was going well and not so well.

I found 10 helpful principles:

20 Truths about Taking Massive Action

One of the best productivity hacks is simply this: Commit to take Massive Action today. Massive Action means “I commit to finish now.” It’s when you take 3-4 hours or a whole day and focus on completing just ONE single goal.

Massive Action creates turning points in life.

Think back to your major turning points — the times your life took a big change for the better.

  • You went out and found a new job — and committed to it.
  • You started a new relationship and went all-in.
  • You decided to start taking your health and your exercise seriously.
  • You made something, built something, or wrote a song, an essay, or a book.