Category: Platform

Platform-Building Pt. 2: Desktop and Workflow

I want to share the workflow I created for myself. If you’re a writer, you may find this helpful, especially if you’re building a “hearing with others” via an online platform. [You might start by reading Platform-Building Pt. 1: Leaders Should Be Writers] My weekly writing, reading, and platform-building activities are numerous. It’s difficult to […]

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 Give a Perfect Answer Pt. 4

“Don’t Make It Demanding” A fool gives full vent to his spirit, But a wise man quietly holds it back. -Proverbs 29:11 An immature person makes too many demands on others. In a forum there are several things I find too demanding. You may have a different opinion. It depends on the context and the […]

How To Give a Perfect Answer Pt. 3

“Don’t Make It Painful” There is one whose rash words are like sword thrusts, But the tongue of the wise brings healing.” -Proverbs 12:18 An online discussion is like a party or a game. People come because they want to have fun, grow, and learn about others. It takes courage to put oneself out there. […]