A million years ago I was invited to join the Rotary Club of Chino, California. After a couple years I moved to a new town, joined the Club there, served as Club President for a year followed by many years as Club Treasurer. Rotary was an important part of my early career life and I stayed involved enough to be recognized as “Senior Active” when I was only 42.
A Big Idea from Kaley and Nate’s book is the idea of radical generosity. What if instead of fairness, or some sort of 50/50 equation, both people in a relationship aspire to pour in 80%? How do things change? To me, it starts with a change in mindset. It means letting go of fairness as the target and replaces that with a desire to contribute. I want to contribute to the success of this relationship! So, “Is it Fair?” can then be replaced with, “What would generosity look like here?”
What do you think?