Motivation or manipulation? When to stop holding hands

Motivation or manipulation? When to stop holding hands

We all know friends, colleagues, and even strangers who constantly need our support and encouragement. We help them along and respond to their needs for assistance. It's the right thing to do. Or is it? There comes a time when it's wise to ask yourself if you are genuinely helping someone or contributing to a negative pattern, which may include manipulating you into doing their work.
Sitting alone by a lake

The Power of Silence

We are inundated with uber-fast and self-serving speaking every day. Can a simple pause or complete silence be a valuable tool in business communications to help balance this trend? We think so.