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I'm certainly no engineer, but I know how to build bridges and why that is important. As Mortenson shared in the conversation I posted yesterday, sometimes you need to build a bridge so you can build something else; the bridge may end up being the ever... [Read More]

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We so often get things backwards: we think we've been given things to love and people to use.

In fact, we've been given people to love and things to use.

Thanks for adding to the right conversation with the right values.

Keep creating,
Mike

Yes on both comments. My most powerful take away was that relationships take time, as they should. It takes time to figure out how we can be of service.

One story Mortenson told is that when he finally got the money and arrived to the village in which he wanted to build a school, they told him they first needed a bridge. So he used the funds to build the bridge and then collected more for the school -- admirable.

Good post. Too often we ask ourselves, "What can this person do for me?" When really we should be asking, "What can I do for them?"

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