Expand beyond your comfort zone. Keep reaching. Don’t shy-up. Coziness is the enemy of discovery. Heroes are made by stepping out, confessing wrongdoing while playing corporate inside baseball.
You never know what you miss by not going out your front door. Take the road less traveled—by others or by yourself. Learn, make a new friend, help a stranger in need. Of course, never put yourself at too much risk. Carrying hitchhikers is for young men with a conceal carry permit, not old ladies seeking adventure and compassion.
When you reach out, you might touch someone’s heart you never knew. · · · →
The most difficult among us are the most rewarding. It goes for friendships, employees, students, children, and probably every romance.
Diamonds come in the rough and only those with insight recognize them. Anyone can appreciate a diamond once it has been cut to shape, but those who treasure diamonds in the rough stand to earn the greatest reward.
Diamonds are difficult. Not only are they hard and rare, rather than being scratched they often do the scratching. While everyone likes to adorn a diamond, only the most patient, strong, and skilled hands can help them ascend to their full potential. · · · →