I’m hopeful that the intense negativity of the presidential campaign might have an upside: a renewed push toward elevating kindness.
Trending toward positivity actually began years ago when simple “cause marketing” grew into “corporate social responsibility.” On an individual level, “Pay it forward” is sometimes part of the experience when picking up coffee at the drive through window.
Recent response to the Upstanders initiative from Starbucks has shown that many of us like to hear about ordinary people who create positive change. Worth checking out:
Look for signs of “feel good” messaging and opportunities to “pay it forward” in your workplace and your child’s school.