In this video, Lee Brower retells “The Whipping Cream Story” and the lesson that it only takes a little bit of sweetness to change moods, attitudes, and emotional states from negative to positive. He suggests that, as was the case for this story, these lessons may not be apparent in the moment but rather are […]
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Self-Protective givers are generous, but they know their limits. Instead of saying yes to every help request, they look for high-impact, low-cost ways of giving so that they can sustain their generosity — and enjoy it along the way. – Adam Grant and Reb Rebele
This article adds an important distinction, the self-protective giver, to Adam Grant's work described in his book "Give and Take". This is consistent with our ideas about how to "Go B.I.G." (begin in gratitude); that is, start with self-respect, kindness and courtesy towards yourself.
Also, embedded in this article is a short […]
“We overvalue nonessentials like a nicer car or house, or even intangibles like the number of our followers on Twitter or the way we look in our Facebook photos. As a result, we neglect activities that are truly essential, like spending time with our loved ones, or nurturing our spirit, or taking care of our […]
As a guru and life coach to entrepreneurs and family leaders, Lee Brower teaches a simple technique to evaluate new opportunities and make wise decisions. This method has served him and his followers well. In this short video, he shares this method, which he calls “Five to Thrive“.
The “Five” questions that Lee asks are:
1. Is […]