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The Profit of Kindness by Jill Lublin

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Chapter 2~Connection

It takes teamwork to make the dream work.

— eWomenNetwork motto

Within the word kindness is the word kin. “Kin” means there is a relationship between people, indicating a group is made up of the same kind. Kin is the word to use when you want to describe people who are connected. In business, you can’t have kindness without connection, or connection without kindness. The fact is we are kindred spirits in business.

The human species is designed to be in sync. We move to the rhythm of others, mirror the actions and moods of others, gravitate toward likeminded peers, and align with people who have the same sense of humor, beliefs, and values. When we are with people who are like us, we feel comfortable. Or as Nicholas Boothman ...

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