Helping People Vs. Helping People Help Themselves

Recently, a group meeting on my job was interrupted by a friendly, relaxed chat. Debra commented positively on the care I was giving to one of our patients. As a teaching moment, she asked me what motivated me to go the extra mile. Without thinking much about it, I...

How to Create a Lasting Legacy

When you look at ancient Hebrew history, Moses’ legacy to enter the promise land continued to move forward because he developed, mentored, and trained Joshua to succeed him. However, Joshua failed to leave a legacy of his own by not mentoring the next...

What is the first principle of aid?

“The first principle of aid is respect” Ernesto Sirolli This is one of the most profound lessons I’ve learned in my adult life. In 2005, I founded an orphanage in Africa that has helped over a thousand kids to date. In my early days as a...