I stumbled on this article and found it really interesting. Straight away, I knew you’d love it too. It was written by Brian Tracy and re-blogged from briantracy.com
Making a great first impression is imperative to becoming an influential leader. The ancient Greeks spent a lot of time thinking and writing about the effect of one personality on another. They broke down the process of communication into three parts, which they called ethos, pathos and logos.
According to statistics, there is one divorce approximately every 36 seconds in the United States. That’s nearly 2,400 divorces per day, 16,800 divorces per week and 876,000 divorces a year. That’s really huge and well reflects the enormity of pressure facing the institution of marriage in our society today. And if nothing at all, one important lesson I have learned ever since I’ve been married is this: that a happy marriage doesn’t fall from heaven, you WORK at it.