Natural selection built a brain that’s focused on its own survival. It releases chemicals that feel good (dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin, endorphin) when it sees a way to meet a survival need or relieve a survival threat.
In pausing to be compassionate and inclusive, not only had I found a work place collaborator, but I had gained a lifelong friend.
When we returned home that evening, my mother said, “Krishnan, you go ahead and feed those people. I will feed you as long as I live”
Birju Pandya- Investment Manager, Gift Culture Pioneer Favorite quote "Service does not start when you have something to give. It blossoms naturally when you have nothing to take." - Nipun Mehta A Minute of Silence Compassion is not an act of bravery. It is the path of least resistance. A few years ago I was working … Continue reading Breaking Walls in Wall Street
Melissa Sutor, MS, MA Mindfulness Meditation Teacher, Retreat Leader, Diversity and Inclusion Consultant Favorite Quote “This is a wonderful day. I’ve never seen this one before.“ Maya Angelou Fearless and Free Attaining the “American Dream” through a high paying corporate job with health benefits was a grand prize for a young African-American woman who had … Continue reading Journey to Why
Quote – “with passion and compassion, you can change yourself…and also the world” While I was the managing director at SAP Labs India, all the Operations teams (HR, Admin, Facilities, IT, Finance) reported into me. This team was responsible for ensuring smooth functioning of the entire 4000+ people organization. The team had around 120 people … Continue reading A Plane Trip Of A Lifetime
Everyone has a story This is our effort to collect and share stories of compassion at work. These stories represent the best of human spirit as they manifest in the workplace. Whether that workplace is a doctor's office or a battlefield, humans are capable of extraordinary acts of kindness which challenge and change the status … Continue reading Inspiring Stories of Compassion at Work