One Small Thing

A few weeks ago, I got my wings by becoming a Job Angel.

As Jenna Papakalos, at Connecting Redefined, says: "JobAngels is a non-profit organization whose sole purpose is to help the job seeker find his/her next opportunity. All of JobAngels’ services are provided by volunteers, so there is no cost to the job seeker. The main goal is for each member to help just one job seeker find employment, it’s that simple."

One of the great things about JobAngels is that you can be one, right now, by helping someone. It’s as simple as that.

JobAngels is a great example of what I call the “One Small Thing” philosophy that says, If everybody did one small thing every day to make the world a better place, we could collectively transform our world.

I believe that there is a power in small things, small gestures, small acts. Sometimes we do nothing because the problem seem too big. We get paralyzed. The antidote, I think, is to do something small. And keep doing small things. And get others to join in. Before you know it, you've taken a big chunk out of a seemingly insurmountable problem.

That's what Mark Stelzner did by starting JobAngels.

There are a lot of people out of work right now, struggling to find employment. How can you help? Find one and ask. Just ask, "How can I help?"

Why don't you get your wings today?

Added Note: Great article in WSJ.

Posted by Terrence Seamon, March 21, 2009

Comments

Jenna Papakalos said…
Hi! Great post. Thanks for the reference to my blog as well. I'm sure JobAngels appreciates the publicity!

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