Working honorably and without needing recognition, focusing
on the deed, not the rewards, eliminates reward oriented and
competitive motivations, lending a less anxious and more
dignified quality to work and life.
The dictates of proper social conduct are that we be courteous, gracious and honorable, including opening
doors, pulling out chairs and walking on the traffic side
of the sidewalk for others. This shows our respect and our disintersest in conflict.
It is frustrating to leave a message on an answering service
or to email someone without them getting back to you. It is
important to return contact as soon as is convinient, so a person
knows that the message was received.
From time to time one friend or another may become broke. Taking a collection - among friends - of food and/or small amounts of cash can really help a friend in need and it isn't too taxing on any one person.
SPAM is electronic junk mail or any unsolicited and irrelevant
email communication. This creates an unbelievable amount of
unnecessary web traffic that slows real communication and wastes
our time as we must continually work to rid ourselves of it.