One of the things that we are asked about with some frequency is the meaning of the name Small Giants Advisory.
Small Giants is both our business name and our guiding philosophy. What do we mean by this?
It would be fair to say there are times in life when we act small. We are fearful or jealous or insecure or nasty. We might call this a small-minded mindset.
When we are fearful, jealous, insecure or nasty. When we are small-minded.
When we are small-minded we criticize and make ourself and others less than they are. We blame and accuse. We tear down and we increase suffering and make the human-condition less. Where ever we are - its now worse because we are there. We are officially a part of the problem.
It would also be fair to say that there are times in life when we are big. When we are humble or sure or noble or strong or kind or gracious or forgiving . We call this a Small Giant mindset.
Humble or sure or noble or strong or kind or gracious or forgiving . We call this a Small Giant mindset.
Obviously, we don't become physically bigger, but we do become bigger than the problem and bigger than the people who are a part of the problem.
In a Small Giant mindset we enhance and encourage and enhearten. We build up, We add unto. Wherever we are, the situation is better because we are there.
We are the solution.
More Small Giant, more often. That's what Small Giants means to us.
As we try to live into this philosophy at Small Giants Advisory, it is our daily pursuit to be more Small Giant, more often.
And to speak plainly - it's not that easy. However, it is worth it .
And this is the simple reality for all of us everyday. On any given day, we will be presented with a number of problems. We will respond as small minded, making the situation worse, or we will respond as a Small Giant, and become the solution. This is the choice we all make everyday.