Leave it better

Today, while using the men’s restroom, a coworker was messing with one of the soap dispensers. Seems it broke and he was intent on fixing it. He had the thing completely taken apart. There was all kinds of parts on this thing. He said it was broken and he wanted to fix it. I love that. He determined that even though it wasn’t his problem or responsibility, he was going to fix it, to leave it better than he found it.

That is leaving a legacy. Improve on something and make it better than how you found it. And when we do that, we dynamically add value to the people who follow behind us. Leaving a legacy impacts the legacy others inherit.

One Response to Leave it better

  1. great post… my question is this… Did he wash his hands when he was done ?

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