Behind many creative geniuses, there is often an invisible influencer—a patron—making it all happen. These people lend their resources and influence to help creative talents succeed, introducing them to opportunities they would not encounter otherwise. This is the Rule of the Patron, which states that before you reach an audience of many, you must first […]
Use your platform to help others and put others on it. Loan your power and influence liberally. The more influence and power you have, the more responsibility you have to use it for the betterment of others.
Generosity is a habit that others want to emulate and that culture appreciates. Generosity and sharing are the new currencies of our culture. True success means helping others be successful, and getting ahead means helping others get ahead. Creating wins for others is more fun, and ultimately very strategic.
The relationships you form with other leaders and the partnerships your organization forms with other organizations will end up producing the most significant results throughout your life.