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WPDrama and the Four Agreements

John Eckman
December 03, 2016

WPDrama and the Four Agreements

What "The Four Agreements" can teach us about avoiding drama in the WordPress community. 1) Be impeccable with your word; 2) Don't take anything personally; 3) Don't make assumptions; 4) Always do your best

John Eckman

December 03, 2016

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    with integrity • Say only what you mean • Avoid using the word to speak against yourself, or to gossip about others. • Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love. 1 . B E I M P E C C A B L E W I T H YO U R WO R D
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    the courage to ask questions and express what you really want. • Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness, and drama. • With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life. 3 . D O N ’ T M A K E AS S U M P T I O N S
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