Home > NewsRelease > Top of Mind Thursday May 2, 2019: In the Line of Fire
Text
Top of Mind Thursday May 2, 2019: In the Line of Fire
From:
Linda Popky - Leverage2Market Associates, Inc. Linda Popky - Leverage2Market Associates, Inc.
For Immediate Release:
Dateline: San Francisco , CA
Saturday, May 04, 2019

 

Top of Mind Thursday

Twice in the last week, innocent civilians put themselves in the path of bullets, sacrificing their lives to save others.

Leverage2Market LogoOn Saturday, Lori Kaye stepped in front of her rabbi during a shooting at a synagogue in Poway, CA, likely saving his life. On Tuesday in North Carolina, Riley Howell ran toward an armed gunman, knocking him down and giving others the ability to escape.

We know that first responders run towards a disaster while everyone else runs away. But how often do we see ordinary people step up and put their lives at risk to save others?

This doesn’t mean we should all put ourselves in danger in these kind of situations. But it should make us wonder, is there something we can do to provide help to those in trouble–just a small action that repeated by many others might make a world of difference.

Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day–a day to stop and think about the millions of people who were exterminated in the Holocaust in Europe in the 1940s, as well as those who have died in similar genocides in the decades since then.

Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel said, “The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference.”

Let us take a moment to honor all those who have died unjustly, including Lori and Riley this past week, by considering what we can each do to help heal the world by shedding our indifference.

Are your customers being served? How sure are you about that? Read my article.

Join me for the free online video interview series The Inspired Leadership Show: Discovering Secrets to Being an Effective Leader Through Communication, Positive Influence and Sustainable Productivity. My episode is live NOW!

Contact me to find out how to get heard above the noise.



Let us help your business rise to the top.

linda@popky.com
(650) 281-4854
www.leverage2market.com

 
President
Leverage2Market Associates
Redwood Shores, CA
650 281-4854