Why helping each other can bring us back together.
Though human beings are literally wired for generosity, we can also be surprisingly stingy. It’s a tough world—and the demands placed upon us (and those we place on ourselves) can give us tunnel vision. Truthfully, given how stressed I was at the time, I wasn’t sure I would have done the same for Suit Man if our roles were reversed.
When was the last time you chose not to help someone who needed it? Perhaps a coworker asked for your assistance, but you already had too much on your plate. Or you declined a coffee invitation from an early career colleague looking to pick your brain. Or you didn’t donate when asked to support a friend’s cherished cause.