Love Your Work
Don't give someone a cup of coffee if you need a favor back, just ask them for the favor. It builds trust.
In the military they give medals to people who are willing to sacrifice themselves so that others may gain. In business, we are willing to give bonuses to people who will sacrifice others so that we may gain.
Companies don't do business with companies. People do business with people.
The feeling of fulfillment comes from doing something for another. The feeling from fulfillment comes from the exertion of time and energy for someone else.
It's the deal we have to make. It's called vulnerability and risk. We have to take the risk to make ourselves vulnerable. Yes, you might do something for someone else and they may not do something back for you. That's the risk you run.
If we don't love our work, we don't look out for each other.
We would put ourselves at great risk for our companies if we knew that our companies would put themselves at great risk for us.
You have to have confidence in yourself and your own ability, before you're willing to help another.
“As soon as you start feeling confident in your own ability, you naturally help each other. That’s what happens. It’s called trust.”