Kindness is rewarded, but if you are cruel, you only hurt yourself. This ancient proverb is over 3,000 years old, and medical science is proving this out. A study published in 2012, called “The Neuroscience of Sharing” by Jessie Poquerusse showed kindness benefits the giver as a result of the release of neurotransmitters responsible for the feelings of
This is most powerful statement in the world.
How would your life be different if you were told this everyday by your parents? Growing up where love existed and was not dependent on your actions or results. Having the ability to make choices. Having the ability to fail and knowing you were still loved.
In college, we all increased our margins. Word processing tools had a really cool feature. You could increase your margins from one inch to one and half inches. A four page paper instantly became five pages.
We focused on the length of the paper, instead of the content of the paper. We spent times working the system, instead of developing the skills we needed.
In life, we have a tendency to focus on the wrong margins. For many, margin is defined as the difference between income and costs. We focus all of our energy and time on increasing our margins. The challenge, is I have never seen a tombstone with a balance sheet.