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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@opendirective.com>
Subject time to stop that and look forward, not backwards (was Re: Not new but under a new hat)
Date Fri, 30 Sep 2011 23:40:28 GMT
Sent from my mobile device, please forgive errors and brevity.
On Sep 30, 2011 8:24 PM, "Mathias Bauer" <Mathias_Bauer@gmx.net> wrote:

...

> Looking for parts in each others posts that could be *interpreted*
> negatively got more interest than praising the positive statements in
> them. I have a very philantropic attitude, so I still believe that this
> was caused by negative emotions of the past, not by malevolence. But
> IMHO it's time to stop that and look forward, not backwards.
>
> Nobody is perfect - so people make mistakes. Sometimes also people have
> to do things for reasons that are not their own (I know this well
> enough!). If you want cooperation, you have to remember this and focus
> on the positive sides that can help to establish or foster cooperation,
> but not enhance the negative sides and blame people for them.

Well said.

Ross

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