It amazes me how many people try to sucker others for everything not only in business, but in life through manipulation, strong arming, or aggressive tactics. Unfortunately it’s a huge part of society and something to be aware of. I say unfortunate because for those who are aware of this – it is typically a burden to see other people getting hurt multiple times over again in different situations but similar circumstances.
For those that are ignorant – well there is a famous saying called “ignorance is bliss.” They live life in a fake harmonious life-style that is shielding them from reality and eventually they get burned… get burned badly and not just once – multiple times.
Over the years I try to give back as much as I possibly can. I strive to be kind and humble as I can be. Sometimes it burns me to be too nice and overly kind, but not too badly. People do take advantage of you at times when you are too kind, or don’t understand you when you are not part of the “norm.” It is tough for many to relate to true acts of kindness, because many have not seen it or experienced it. For those that do get a chance to see it, it is shocking and sometimes can be frightening because it is not in their norm.
Even though I myself get burned from time to time from being overly kind and nice, I still get to see my efforts shine through most of the time. Today is another one of those days. Although I can not fully explain the details, but my experience today is a verified statement that the more I give back to people, the nicer, the kinder I am – the more rewards I get back in life from amazing friendships and success to excellent adventures in life.
For those of you that try to be overly aggressive in business, or manipulate people through life, or are stuck in a rut, or things just have not been working in your favor and you are not happy with your living situation, life, or internal balance – the cycle tends to repeat itself. Many people live in the comfort zone just as famous actors who get beat or abused stay in abusive relationships because they know what to expect. Business people try to manipulate people with aggressive sales tactics because it is what they know and understand. They assume they will gain more from it, but that’s so far from the truth. One thing for sure is if things are not working in your favor, you need to go out of your comfort zone and make a change in your life for the better and quit being stuck in the repeat-loop.
Be the better person! I recommend you try something different! GET OUT OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE! Most people get stuck in the groundhog cycles and repeat the same mistakes throughout their life never accepting their faults or always staying in their comfort zone.
Be nice, be kind, give back, success will come through not only in business, but life! People are always looking for instant gratification, but remember that life is a marathon! It is never instant gratification! You will get much more back if you stay real and do good for others. In simple terms – be a role model and success will come. That’s a promise.
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