“Generosity isn’t sacrificing yourself—it’s helping others without harming yourself.”

Feb 4, 2022 | Friday Quotes

“Generosity isn’t sacrificing yourself—it’s helping others without harming yourself.”
– Adam Grant
People who start businesses put in great effort, including pushing their own interests to the side, to be successful. The truth is 20% of businesses fail in the first year and only 33% are around by year 10. Safety professionals understand this dedication, with many “willing” the safety process to be successful, only to be disappointed and frustrated when not embraced. Success doesn’t lay in self-sacrifice, it’s found in caring for others while taking care of yourself: your customers can tell.
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