Posts tagged gratitude
Teaching Gratitude

I'm not sure you can teach gratitude. I've tried, and it ain't easy. I think it can be learned, but I have not figured out a way to teach it.  When you teach something, you are translating something known to you to someone else. You are transmitting an understanding that you have to someone who does not yet have it, like how to add 3 digit numbers, how to write a sentence, or why the Pilgrims came to America.

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The Iceberg Effect

No matter who you are and what you do, it’s likely you feel undervalued for the work you do. You may not feel underpaid or unsatisfied, but you have probably thought at least once to yourself, “Man, if only that person knew how many hours it took to prepare this product, how many meetings I had to go to launch this idea, how many people it required to coordinate this event, how many years of trial and error it took for me to get to this point…” 

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