"I can't help with the article, because I haven't read it, but this is bad advice:
Turn directly to anyone you are talking to. That's the belly-button rule. Your belly button should be turned towards the group. Be like Bill Clinton (in…"
"Here is another one of my little sayings:
"When you give excellence, you can demand excellence."
However, your level of excellence may not be the same as those around you and you must be able to determine that level. If you give and do not…"
"If you want to live in a world of respect, give it out. Be a blessing to those around you and they will bless you for it. If you want to be honored, honor those around you (including yourself); and be honorable.
There may also be some…"
"Respect is not about playing tricks on your friends and coworkers. It's simpler than that, but goes deeper as well.
Respect is demanded.Respect is earned.
And no, those are not mutually exclusive.
You see, the easiest…"
I was wondering if anyone here could help me. I once read an article on AoM (I'm pretty sure it was) about how to behave and act to gain more respect from your friends and the people around you.There's very little I can recall from the article. I think though there was some tip about when you start talking to group of people you should not turn your front directly at them at first, instead you should wait for them to turn their front at you... don't know if this helps anyone remembering the…See More
"If the congregation doesn't think that pastors have their own problems, then that's an issue with the congregation, not the pastor.
From what I gather, much loneliness for pastors comes from the problems created by being both close friend…"
"I would imagine a big problem would be that your foibles will be front-page news on the gossip circuit. But: do people really expect perfection?
Maybe some sort of confidential group? In such a case, with everyone's foibles on…"