Why Random Acts of Kindness are a Smart Strategy to Succeed as an Entrepreneur

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This article originally appeared in Inc. on February 16, 2018

So entrepreneurs, be bold. Be randomly kind. Let the late lane changer in your lane. And you’ll be healthy and happy enough to give your best to your startup.

February 17th is Random Acts of Kindness Day. It’s tempting to think of this as a greeting card fabrication. But I know that generosity is actually a great growth strategy. As a growth strategist, my worldview is fundamentally about focus and making purposeful choices. Randomness would appear to be at odds with the very idea of strategy, which is about how to allocate scarce resources for a company to use wisely to hire great people and win great customers.

It turns out there is a lot of science that suggests random kindness pays many dividends for both your well-being and your work. Specifically, there are at least a few reasons why performing random acts of kindness may be one of the best things you can do for your startup.


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