The uses of gratitude in diplomacy
The Christian Science Monitor - 04/25/2016
Gratitude, states Northeastern University professor David DeSteno in the Harvard Business Review, is a way to foster long-term thinking and patience. “We all recognize the fact that willpower can and does fail at times,” he writes.
The facts today in Europe cry out for gratitude. A continent that was once in constant war now has people desperately trying to enter it. Even as the EU struggles, said Reminder in Chief Obama, it can’t take that point for granted.