Provision #228: Be Interested

Laser Provision To act Neighborly • the first principle of nice • requires the second: we have to be Interested. Whether it’s at work or home, with colleagues, neighbors or friends, being interested in other people will make you much more attractive and successful. The more we take an interest in the experiences, welfare, and […]

Provision #227: Act Neighborly

Laser Provision Being nice is not a state of mind but an active lifestyle. It’s a matter of acting neighborly with the people in our lives • at work, home, and school, in our communities, associations, congregations, and neighborhoods. In other words, it’s a matter of leading and living by the Golden Rule: do unto […]

Provision #226: Be Nice

Laser Provision “Be nice.” That may sound like the admonition to a two-year old who’s having trouble with antisocial behavior, but I’m persuaded we all need to take that advice. In our busy-busy, rush-rush, in-your-face, performance-driven world, being nice has fallen by the wayside. It’s time to change that; it’s time to remember our people. […]