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One Way To Raise Millions

“Age is an issue of mind over matter.

If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.”

– Mark Twain

One of the more heartening things I’ve seen over recent days was the report around the knighting of Captain Tom Moore in England.

The 100-year old was recognised by the Queen for walking more than 100 laps of his garden in Bedfordshire.

For this, he started a crowd-funding campaign looking to raise several hundred pounds for NHS charities and ended up raising over £32 Million!

What I love about this is that Captain Sir Moore didn’t have this as his goal. It was something that emerged from his pure intention of making a difference in his own way.

He had obviously asked himself a version of this question:

‘What can I do to help?’ and came up with his charity lap project.

Then he actually did it.

And what has unfolded afterwards no-one could have predicted.

Perhaps, he is showing us a simple model for doing better all around.

1. Ask yourself “What else can I do to help my ‘x’?”

– For ‘x’, insert business, customers, organisation, team, family, community etc.

2. Do it to the best of your ability – without seeking anything other than the purity of helping.

Right now, many can be forgiven for not having clarity on everything around them. But everyone can give the above a go.

Pure action creates opportunity – who knows what may come from yours?

Best,

Shane


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