Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Paying Forward the Gift of Knowledge

If you believe money can’t buy happiness, you haven’t given enough away yet.

-Dean Graziozi

Be selfless with your community because generosity – giving freely of your time, talent and treasure – is the foundation of all success and fulfillment.

When you find your joy and purpose in sharing your knowledge with others, the rewards you see will flow back to you tenfold.

No matter how successful we are, the truth is we stand on the shoulders of giants. We stand on the shoulders of every man and woman who gave us a helping hand along the way.

This means it’s our duty – our sacred calling, if you will – to reach back and lend a helping hand to those who follow in our footsteps.

Not only is this a prudent way to market yourself and your book, it’s the fastest and easiest way to build KLT – Know, Like, Trust – with the community you serve.

To paraphrase Matthew McConaughey, being generous is the most selfish act you can take.

Seriously, is there anything more gratifying than kicking the doors of possibility wide open for someone else? Share on X

Acts 20:35: “In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’

What are you doing to give back to the community that helped you develop your expertise?

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