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I presume some if not all is a quote?
Any way it said much better than I could what I was trying to say - we are
connected by a thin line of blood, and a strong bond of interest, and we do
not share the same experience. We can enrich each other's lives however, if
JeanAt 01:12 AM 27/05/00 -0700, you wrote:
>Keep in mind that every person with whom you come in contact today has a
>perspective that is different than yours. Though you have much in common
>with others, there are many differences as well. Even those who agree with
>you have a different perspective than your own.
>No one else knows exactly what you know. No other person shares your unique
>set of experiences, just as you do not share the exact same experiences as
>Your success in working with other people will depend largely on the degree
>to which you are able to understand and consider their unique perspectives,
>and on your ability to make your own perspective understood.
>Your knowledge, your experiences, your opinions, your assumptions are not
>necessarily shared by others. Make the effort to sincerely understand, and
>to be understood. It will add value and effectiveness to every undertaking.
>-- Ralph Marston
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