Guest Blog by Dane Waters, CEO, Tipping Point Strategies
I write often about what makes people act. What motivates them to take action even when their friends, family and colleagues would find such action questionable? What their emotional tipping point is. In many cases, people are motivated based on some unknown feeling deep within themselves – it defies logic, explanation or rationalization.
In the animal world, this happens all the time. One has never been able to fully explain the true bond between humans and animals. Some people try and explain it by quoting scripture, Gandhi or a hundred other famous people whose words we have quoted in some cases for millennia. But it is one of those things that truly can’t be explained.
I remember once I was driving with a colleague in Missouri on a cold and snowy night. Suddenly, without warning, she darted out of the car and began running across…