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The Power of Serving Others: You Can Start Where You Are

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Helping others can give our lives a sense of meaning and purpose that nothing else can. And yet many of us think that serving others just isn't an option. We think we don't have the time. We don't have the skills. We don't have the resources. We don't know where to start. The problems of the world are just too big for us to possibly make a difference. In The Power of Servi ...more
ebook, 145 pages
Published May 25th 2006 by Berrett-Koehler Publishers (first published January 1st 2006)
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Greg
In The Power of Serving Others, the author's overarching philosophy is that serving others is how we find meaning and significance in our lives. His experience suggests that the following three statements are truisms:

1. Everyone has something to give.
2. Everyone can start where they are.
3. Most people are willing to serve others when they see the need and opportunity.

He quotes Morrie (of Tuesdays with Morrie) - "So many people walk around with a meaningless life. They seem half-asleep, even when
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" أسهل طريق للسعادة هي أن تـُشرك فيها غيرك. " * فيكتور هوجو


"من القلب إلى القلب الدولية" هو إسم مؤسسة يقوم دورها على إيصال التبرعات والخدمات الخيرية للجهة المحتاجة, قام بتأسيسها غاري مورش الذي يفترض أن الناس يودون فعلاً خدمة الآخرين لكن لا يعرفون كيفية ذلك ! وقد استقطبت المؤسسة آلآف المتطوعين من الأطباء والمهندسين والمصممين وحتى ربات البيوت الراغبين بتقديم المساعدة, وكسبت أيضا ً احترام الحكومات وتأييد الشركات الكبرى التي هي محور انطلاق المؤسسة, فالمؤسسة لا تملك طائراتها الخاصة لإقامة جسر
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Trent
Aug 06, 2016 Trent rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good book with some great messages that should have been a 10-20 page essay.

It does a really good job of impressing upon the reader that service doesn't have to be a grand act. Any act of service is important.
Colleenish
I really liked this one. The author believes that anyone can serve others, and that it is vastly important for us as humans to do so. There were lots of stories. And there were lots of quotes from my favorite authors. I found this short read to be inspiring and affirming.
Loody
Apr 22, 2013 Loody rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Simple. Inspiring. Recommended to friends and gave as gifts.
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