The art of 5-minute-favors

While we are on the subject of Adam Grant, I loved his tip on how to become a voracious “Giver”. He propounds for what are called “5-minute favors”: things that bring high value to other people’s lives, but at a relatively low cost. In his words, the thought behind the 5-minute-favors is that “I’m going to microloan my time and my skills to help others without sacrificing myself,” Grant explains.

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