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Capitalizing on Kindness by Kristin Tillquist

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Chapter 6
THE POWER OF CONNECTING
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We elevate our own lives by helping others rise. The only way to push someone up a ladder is to climb with them, and so when you help others, your own life benefits.
—Les Brown, author
 
Mike Abrashoff knows there is no road to success that can be reached without connecting with others. When he became commander of his own ship in the U.S. Navy in 1997 at the age of 36, he employed a number of sound management techniques. But of all of the techniques he used, none was more important than connecting. Understanding that the golden rule principle is the basis for successful management, he told everyone on the ship: ...

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