7. Compassion and Forgiveness

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.

—The Dalai Lama

Forgiveness is almost a selfish act because of its immense benefits to the one who forgives.

—Lawana Blackwell, The Dowry of Miss Lydia Clark

Actively Caring About Others

When you are a leader, embracing your responsibility to serve others flows into compassion. Actively caring about others means that you do things that actively support the personal choices of others. Sometimes, it means you care about others’ goals as much as they do. At times, you might find yourself taking others’ goals more seriously than they feel able to. Mike Woodward, ...

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