Do Unto Others is from ancient times. Hearing different versions from philosophers and religious leaders make us realize the commonality of Truth. What a wonderful way to tie the world together! Continue reading “Pamela’s Weekly Words of Wisdom: Do Unto Others”
When getting involved internationally, it’s so important to listen to others. Respect the person, the culture, and their local community. To do so is to honor the unique wisdom and presence they bring to the world.
When you build a home, you have to have a vision. A vision of what you would like to create. If you have a negative vision of your home then it certainly is not going to become a beautiful home! So we need to maintain that vision, even when the going gets rough. Even if you run out of brick. Even if the paint color didn’t match the way you wanted it to. Even if you have to fumigate! Hold the vision, and keep striving for it.
Turkey is a model for us. It has a new official policy: “zero problems with the neighbors.” Continue reading “Pamela’s Weekly Words of Wisdom: A Policy of “Zero Problems with the Neighbors””
On the streets of Indonesia, children often compete, gang against gang, in violent war. Many of them don’t have a home, much less a bed, to call their own. But a new night life is emerging in Indonesia. Continue reading “Pamela’s Weekly Words of Wisdom: Why Indonesian Street Children Love the Internet”
God help me to become a clearer, more loving person.
To think of others more; myself less.
To listen more carefully; respond in deeper gentleness.
One of the most powerful things you can do to recognize someone on your team is to call them and thank them and say “You’re doing a wonderful job today, and I wanted to thank you. That’s it. I just wanted you to know, and for you to take the time to recognize it. Please know how much I appreciate your consistent work and positive attitude.” Do not add on a ‘to do.’ I know that’s tempting as we as CEOs have a lot we want to accomplish! But just let the conversation rest in genuine appreciation. It’s one of … Continue reading Pamela’s Weekly Words of Wisdom: Tell Your Team They Are Great and DON’T Give Them Anything To Do