CHAPTER 8The Power of Giving Back

We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.

—Winston Churchill

In 2005, Lee had the opportunity to serve a nonprofit organization for one year. For as many years as I had known him, he had made it a habit to give to this organization in any way he could. Generally his contribution was in the form of financial donations and several commitments each year to volunteer at events. This new project, however, was something special and would be demanding. Accepting the offer would mean a great deal of travel, as well as reduced time with his family and a considerable loss of income, since his own public relations company would have to take a backseat to this volunteer project with the nonprofit. ...

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