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How To Be Great At Doing Good: Why Results Are What Count and How Smart Charity Can Change the World by Nick Cooney

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Conclusion

The Joy of Great Charity

Now that you've worked your way through this book, doing good might seem a lot more complicated than it used to. It may feel like something simple and enjoyable has been turned into an unpleasant chore.

The fact is that making the world a better place is a challenge. Compassion and kindness will accomplish relatively little on their own. Only when we add in self-awareness, critical thinking, and mental discipline will we be able to truly succeed at bringing about the change we want to see.

All challenges seem intimidating at first. When we're sitting on the couch eating potato chips, the idea of getting up to go running along cold winter roads seems intimidating and extremely unpleasant. But once we do it, ...

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