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Be a good neighbor: Be quick to listen, slow to speak | Guest View


Last updated 2/23/2019 at Noon

Mike Schindler

I don’t recall when I first heard the adage, “Be quick to listen, slow to speak.”

It could have been when I was a teenager, having some teenage moment, and my mother giving me the look as she uttered those words through her clenched teeth.

Or it could have been my dad in one of those dad moments sharing how I could win a room over or how to improve every relationship – personal and professional – I would have in the years ahead.

Regardless of where I heard it, it is such great advice. Especially in today’s climate.

I remember watching how President Reagan, a Republican, and Sp...

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