I’m not usually a glass-half-full kind of person, but I can’t stop staring at the silver lining of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

There has been an amazing demonstration of radical service to others. 

Brooks Brothers and Under Armour manufactured medical masks. 

New York landlords allowed tenants to skip months of rent. 

Snowboarders are donating goggles to healthcare workers.

Xerox is producing disposable ventilators. 

That’s just the tip of the iceberg. 

As a nation, we’ve helped each other in ways we never thought possible. 

We don’t often know what we’re capable of until we’re faced with an opportunity that requires action. And it is especially in these times of crisis that we respond with the values we hold dear to us.

Today, I’m talking about radical service – why it’s a value you need to uphold in every season of your life, what it can look like in your company, and how you can do it while still taking care of yourself.

In this episode, you will hear:

  • How serving others can save you and connect you to opportunities
  • Takeaways from Adam Grant’s book Give and Take
  • How you can practice radical service within your team
  • The harm of selfless giving, why it’s detrimental to yourself, and how to address it

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Supporting Resources:

Our Responsibility to Share Our Truth (Episode 72) https://trivinia.com/episode-72-our-responsibility-to-share-our-truth

The Opportunity in Crisis with Mike Cline (Episode 74)


Do You Have Someone in Your Corner That Will Call The Fight? (Episode 65)



Book mentions:

Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success by Adam Grant https://www.adamgrant.net/give-and-take

Giftology: The Art and Science of Using Gifts to Cut Through the Noise, Increase Referrals, and Strengthen Retention by John Ruhlin


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