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Managing to Make a Difference by Larry Sternberg

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Chapter 4Accept People as They Are

Accepting people as they are—not asking them to change—is the most important aspect of cultivating positive relationships. In fact, this is the most important chapter in the book. This chapter can change your life.

Dr. William E. Hall defined a “life theme” as a pattern of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that is persistent over time. Every time you describe someone, you are naming ...

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