Kindness begets kindness. So, wanted to create a space to share and amplify stories of kindness with the hope that it inspires a chain reaction.
Frankly, every boss I’ve had has done the kindest thing of hiring me lol. Every job/position I’ve taken, I’ve felt unqualified for, and each of my bosses took a risk in bringing me on. For whatever reason, they saw potential I think, and moreover, they were patient, thorough, and encouraging in guiding me when I messed up, which was many a time. I’m so thankful to all of them from Jeremy Kelch with Michigan Baseball to Greg Taylor at the Dodgers to Dana Mayeron at UCLA Athletics to David Kung at VenewLive to The Suhs at Choice Music to Charlene Pae with the podcasts we used to do to Jenny Zha at Infinitize. Read more>>
The kindest thing someone has ever done for me is believed in my dream. I’m very hard on myself and I often dim my light so that I’m not in a place where I stand out . I have ppl around me who believe in me , support me, push me and clap for me . That makes my heart smile . Read more>>
11 years ago I was a month behind my rent. I didn’t tell anyone about my issue, not even my family. I had relative back in Oklahoma that was bossing me around about painting her a family portrait for awhile. Eventually I had painted and finished the portrait. And she gave me a check for $1500. I was shocked but felt blessed at the same time. I was able to pay my rent but, the funny thing she knew some how, I was having complication living in a different environment. I will never forget that moment. Read more>>
The kindest thing someone has ever done for me was believed in my writing supported my writing , told me to keep pursuing my writing Thanks to my bestie/sis Kita for always pushing me to do better Read more>>
Anastasia Yecke Gude
It’s funny; I’m a business owner but I feel like I’ve spoken about my company ad nauseum lately so it will be a nice change of pace to recount the kindest thing anyone has ever done for me. I consider myself lucky that, while considering this question, several instances come to mind: – The wonderful roommate who told me to keep his security deposit when he moved out while I was between jobs and refinancing my mortage. Read more>>