A soft answer turneth away wrath? This is really easy to say, but sometimes wrath is beyond a soft answer. Just ask anyone who’s trying to provoke one.
I love being right. Who wouldn’t rather be right than wrong? I work really hard to be right, to know what I’m talking about and to know what I’m doing.
Forest? Trees? This reference is one of my favorite wakeup calls. However, if perhaps English isn’t your native language, the original saying goes something like this, “He (anyone) can’t see the forest for the trees.”
Many normally stable, professional, bright and qualified people seem to have put their brains and talents on the back burner for some reason.
Reprinted by permission from “Bruce Gandy’s Blog”
Hypothetically speaking (of course), let’s say you wanted to hire a technical writer to update websites, user guides, release notes, online help and generate PDF documents. Then one of your responses brings this (terrific) experience to the table … He sends you links to his blog and the websites he’s created so you can see samples of his website work and writing samples. His cover letter … makes it seem like God Almighty sent him to you. Have you died and gone to heaven or what?!