In Others’ Words: The Power of Doing Good

Beth Vogt In Others' Words, power, Quotes 9 Comments

  Power is often thought of as the ability to act or to do something. Adjust that idea a bit, and power becomes the ability to make others do what you want them to do. Power causes change … both good and bad. Power influences other … for both benevolent and evil people’s purposes. And, let’s be honest here: people …

In Others’ Words: Being an “Appropriate” Friend

Beth Vogt Friendship, In Others' Words, Life 6 Comments

With all due respect to Mr. Howe, I don’t think friends┬ámean to annoy us when they ask, “Is there anything I can do?” when times are troublesome. Most often, they are sincere in their desire to help. But Mr. Howe is also right. It is often best to skip the asking and get right to the doing. Take a few …