When in doubt, take unusually good care of people

You will find yourself at a crossroads at some point this week.

In the coming days you will be faced with a choice between doing what is easy/expedient/personally advantageous and doing what is best for a spouse, a customer, a friend, or a perfect stranger in line at the grocery store.

When faced with this choice you may be unsure as to what you should do, so I’m going to suggest we both try the following:

When in doubt, when there is any hint of a question as to what you should do next, take unusually good care of people.

It won’t be easy, but I’ll be trying to do the exact same thing. I’d love to hear how it goes.