Dr. Andrei Duta has recently founded Alta Mensa, an Austin-based think tank that examines the strategic intersections between: (1) Investments/Markets (2) Politics/Global Affairs (3) Theology/Philanthropy The goal is to generate actionable ideas that
Servant Leadership and Friends of PeterFriends of Peter (FOP) is a gathering of unique and beautiful individuals with eclectic skills and talents. FOP is many things. FOP is networking with
Richard Eppel, a new friend and a sagacious man, recently shared with me: “Andrei, the greater the promise that you can make and keep, the greater the reward.” I reflected
Begin with praise and honest appreciation. Call attention to people’s mistakes indirectly. Talk about your own mistakes before criticizing the other person. Ask questions instead of giving direct orders. Let
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it. Show respect for the other person’s opinions. Never say “You’re Wrong.” If you’re wrong, admit it
Become genuinely interested in other people. Smile. Remember that a person’s name is, to that person, the sweetest and most important sound in any language. Be a good listener. Encourage
Don’t criticize, condemn, or complain. Give honest and sincere appreciation. Arouse in the other person an eager want.
Andrei Duta, assistant lecturer in group communications and Melrose management, put together the opportunity for student leaders to dine and converse with Texas A&M President Robert Gates. The students were