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Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Life isn't about you - it's about your contribution. ~Elaine Starling

Inspired Quote of the Day

Life isn't about you - it's about your contribution. ~Elaine Starling

Today's Brilliance

Elaine Starling

Elaine Starling

Elaine is the founder of Promise Power, believing that each person is endowed with a passion and a unique reason for being.

If today were my last day on Earth and I could share 500 words of brilliance with the world, here are the important things I'd want to pass along to others...

I am inspired by Contribution and I'd like to encourage you to notice, acknowledge and celebrate contributions of all kinds. It's amazing how this practice will enrich your life.

Contribution is what creates relationships because it establishes a shared experience. Contribution nourishes both the giver and the receiver - a double gift that lasts forever in the heart. It's the little things you contribute that aggregate into really BIG things. Take a smile, for example. A simple smile can quickly build into an emotion of interest, of curiosity, of excitement - that inspires a reciprocal action! A contribution can be something very simple or something profound - the choice is yours.

Contribution does three things:
Expresses your talents
Exposes your beliefs
Establishes connection and trust

Remember the story, "Stone Soup," where, one-by-one, individuals add something to the pot of water to create a magnificent feast? Each member of t...

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1 comment:

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