My son is mildly obsessed with Thomas the Tank Engine, and the highest praise from the Fat Controller is “You’re a very useful engine, Thomas.”
James Altucher writes about being of value to people, and how, if you do this consistently, good things flow to you over time.
My friend Greg Hartle based a lot of his (almost complete) Ten Dollars and a Laptop project around the idea of contribution and being of service as the best way of working and making a sustainable difference..
I wanted to share this with you today, because after the financial setback from earlier this week, my wife and I have wobbled a bit.
Tonight we both re-grounded ourselves, and revisited one of the core ideas we’ve recently been applying (with great success) in our business. No surprise that it’s drawn from all those sources above.
With gratitude and good intentions in our hearts, we strive to be of service and be amazing, and we are abundantly rewarded. (Tweetable.)
Put simply? Be useful. The rest takes care of itself.