K: Where did your addiction to celebrating People’s success and praising their efforts come from, Colleen?
C: Once again, I would have to say it was from my Mother. She had a huge heart. She not only loved and cared for people, she respected them. Although she didn’t actually use the expression, she modeled The Golden Rule:
Do Unto Others As You Would Have Them Do Unto You
Mom’s guiding belief in life was that if you are good to others, others will be good to you. As long as you were respectful of others and treated people the way you would like to be treated, you would get that back in kind.
As a result of my Mother’s influence, my biggest expectation with our People is that they be egalitarian in nature. When I use the word ...