One of my favourite quotations is from The Dalai Lama.
"My religion is simple, my religion is kindness"
A beautiful and profound phrase that has the ability to soothe the soul and allows us to pause and reflect in our lives and in our businesses.
This past week was a challenging one. Both in my business and in my personal life. With so many demands from others, commitments, and hopeful expectations dashed, I was searching for a port in the storm. Just a few kind words, a genuine smile, something that would help to bring me a small semblance of peace.
When it didn't come I recognized that I needed to change my thought patterns.
My expectations of both others and of myself had to be altered.
I decided that I would start with myself. For most of my adult life, each day I would wake up with the resolve to be kind to everyone around me. The problem was, I forgot to...