Empathy, it seems, is back in vogue again with the recent arrival of a number of new publications which appear to take the subject far beyond our present scope and understanding. In practical terms, empathy is part of our emotional intelligence (EI) which Daniel Goleman defined as “…the capacity for recognising our own feelings and […]
“Words are a lawyer’s tools of trade”, observed one wise old owl. But we must be careful because many court cases, business presentations, sermons or lectures have been ruined by an excessive use of words. Wind bags in the court room, board rooms, pulpits, or class rooms are such a turn off. Brevity is the […]
Personal magnetism is a neutral concept and can be used for selfish individual ends or for the greater good. It must be controlled by our ability to be self-aware. This awareness is essential to save us from falling into the trap of insincerity.