The Starfish

Revisting one the stories that changed my life.

Michelle Archer

Years ago, I heard a story in a workshop that has shaped my path every since.  It was the story of the starfish and at its heart are 3 distinct lessons:
1. Do what you can where you can.
2. Never be daunted by the size of the task.
3. Make a difference one person at a time.

These principles govern my business practice and the way I try to live my life.  Enjoy!

The Starfish Story 
A young man is walking along the ocean and sees a beach on which thousands of starfish have washed ashore. In the distance he sees an old man, who looked as if he were dancing.  As the young man got closer, he could see the old man stooping down and throwing something into the sea.

“Old  Man, what are you doing?” he asks.

“I am returning the starfish to the safety of the…

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