64. How to be helpful
Have you ever tried to help someone that was being really resistant to your help?
You can see what they need and how you can help them, but they don’t really see or appreciate what you have to offer.
And when you keep trying to help someone who is resisting your help, it can create a lot of tension in the relationship.
Helping someone change something about themselves is very delicate territory, and it’s pretty easy to cross the boundary between being helpful and being controlling or superior.
In this episode, I share three elements of truly helpful behavior…the trademarks of the True Spirit of Helpfulness.