GUEST POST from Mike Shipulski
Did you engage today with someone that needed your time and attention, though they didn’t ask?
You had a choice to float above it all or recognize that your time and attention were needed. And then you had a follow-on choice: to keep on truckin’ or engage. If you recognized they needed your help, what caused you to spend the energy needed to do that?
And if you took the further step to engage, why did you do that?
For both questions, I bet the answer is the same – because you care about them, and you care about the work. And I bet they know that, and I bet you made a difference.
Did you alter your schedule today because something important came up?
What caused you to do that?
Was it about the thing that came up or the person(s) impacted by the thing that came up?
I bet it was the latter. And I bet you made a difference.
Did you spend a lot of energy at work today?
If so, why did you do that? Was it because you care about the people you work with?
Was it because you care about your customers?
Was it because you care enough about yourself to live up to your best expectations?
I bet it was all those reasons. And I bet you made a difference.
Image credit: Dr. Matthias Ripp
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