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Told through the experiences of those who "do good" for a living or as an avocation, this book reflects the realities of helping others through those who are successful...
Told through the experiences of those who "do good" for a living or as an avocation, this book reflects the realities of helping others through those who are successful and flourishing in their work. Unlike more traditional texts that concentrate exclusively on research, theory, or techniques, this work is focused on helping beginners to feel good about their commitment to service and to understand the motivation of those who have dedicated themselves to it.
Among its outstanding features:
The book contains black-and-white illustrations.
|1||Welcome With Open Arms||1|
|2||Why Do People Help Others and What Do They Get Out of It?||13|
|3||Voices of Those Who Help||29|
|4||Helping Others to Help Yourself||45|
|5||What Matters Most||57|
|6||The Price Paid||73|
|7||Excuses and Obstacles to Overcome||99|
|8||Where Can You Go Next?||111|
|About the Author||127|
Posted May 15, 2000
Presents an insightful, refreshing examination of compassion and altruism and how these behaviors manifest themselves in our lives. Dr. Kottler makes a convincing case for the presence of innate human goodness. The results of his study provided a wonderfully uplifting portrait of human potential.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.