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15 Reasons to Help you Help Someone

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It's been a while since I blogged; I've been busy inside and outside the office. But when a subject pops up in my head that I really feel for, it's time to hit the blog. I have time and again come across people who - for the lack of a better way to say it - just don't help. These may be people who genuinely don't want to help or people who mean well but then don't get around to doing the 'actual helping' (read lazy or nonchalant). I think I have a distaste for the latter more than the former. So I've put together a list of reasons to help you help people.
  1. Help because you can
  2. Help because it doesn't cost you anything
  3. Help because it makes you feel good (now this kind of selfishness I'm a full supporter of)
  4. Help when you know you might need a favor from the person
  5. Help even if you won't get anything in return
  6. Help with the little things or the big things
  7. Help when you know you're really going to make a difference to someone
  8. Help because the other person has a good heart
  9. Help because you have a good heart
  10. Help when no one else will
  11. Help someone smile
  12. Help now or within the time frame that really matters to the person
  13. Help by not forgetting to get back to someone about something important to them
  14. Help because not many others do
  15. Help to be remembered
Do you really need a reason? Seriously, when in doubt, just help!


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