I write this from my final day speaking, sharing, and learning at the Northeast Filmmakers Lab.
Yesterday, one of the panel leaders said something so simple but so impactful. He said, "Whenever I hear my name on set, instead of responding with a 'YEAH' or 'WHAT,' I choose to say 'how can I help?'"
How. can. I help?
These four words are so simple, yet so impactful. By saying these words, you immediately show up with the posture of a giver rather than a taker. You show up in service. Try it with your co-worker, your mom, your best friend. Show up to give. Simply say, "How can i help?"