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others

"So then you decide, 'Well, I'm sick of myself. I'm going to think of how other people can be happy. I'm going to get up in the morning and think, What can I do for even one other person, even a…
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the listening challenge

"No single characteristic reveals as much about a person as their ability to pay attention to others." Gordon Livingston | 1938 – 2016 | American psychiatrist & writer I shared an aspirational…
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to be honest

“This is one of the hallmarks of a leader - having the courage to speak up despite others' moods or discouragement.” Robert Coles | 1929 - American writer and psychiatrist Presidential Med…
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truth

Do you know the fable 'The Emperor's New Clothes? I always thought I did, but it really goes much further than I knew (10-minute read, tops). It’s about truth, conviction, and being valuable.…
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an aspirational compliment

“He expressed a level of interest I don'tget from my own friends or family.” Two guys walked into a bar in New York City back in 2013. It was around 10 pm. That was the night Steve Hurlbert and hi…
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thoughts for graduates

"Your life is going to be a gradual process of becoming kinder and more loving: Hurry up. Speed it along. Start right now" George Saunders | 1958 - | American writer & professor Wouldn't it be…
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gardening & killing weeds

cultivate: to nurture the growth of That's a picture of our small family tomato garden from a past summer ... a less than outstanding example of love and attention and a wonderful reminder that we r…
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invite feedback

When I opened the bag, I was a little disappointed. I felt the sandwich and the side of quinoa were a little small given the price. “No worries,” I thought. “Maybe the ingredients and taste will…
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enjoy humility

“If you have a humble eagerness to learn something from everybody, your learning opportunities will be unlimited.” Clayton Christensen | 1952 – 2020 American academic & business consultant…
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