Click through the URLs of your commenters to find a new blog, leave a comment and share a new person with your community.

Thank 10 followers on each social network you’re on for being there with you.

Cull the networks you’re told you should be on to only the ones you need to be on.

Praise a work colleague or team you lead for the awesome work they’re doing.

Leave that last report at the office until the next day and spend time with those that really matter.

Buy a coffee a day for a homeless person.

Speak up for someone you know won’t speak up for themselves but deserve to be heard.

Call someone up you’ve let slip off your radar and make them feel remembered.

Instead of talking about how we’d like to change the world, let’s start by changing us first.

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46 Comments on "Make It Your Mission To…"


Wade Balsdon
2 years 11 months ago

Great post. Danny, way to shine the light! If we all just did one of these things each day, the world would certainly be a better place. 

DannyBrown
2 years 11 months ago

 @Wade Balsdon Amen to that, Wade. One day, fingers crossed – cheers, sir.

NewClientsEachMonth
2 years 11 months ago

GREAT post!  It’s a wonderful reminder, at the end of the day it’s all about building relationships and helping other people, I love it!

EricaAllison
2 years 11 months ago

What a great, gentle reminder for us all. Thanks, Danny Brown.

JustInTheSouth
2 years 11 months ago

@AVLinsider Thanks for the RT Gabe! We need to have that beer soon.

AVLinsider
2 years 11 months ago

@JustInTheSouth Anytime, neighbor :)

JustInTheSouth
2 years 11 months ago

@sueyoungmedia Thanks for the RT! Hope you have a great day!

Andrea T.H.W.
2 years 11 months ago

Danny, could you please quit writing posts I would have liked to have written myself? Hoping tenses are correct. :)
 
You know what’s the first thing that came to my mind? After thinking “why the heck I didn’t write something like this?”
 
Retired people in Italy, as for those who can’t speak for themselves. The idea that Leonardo Da Vinci would have been envious of to solve the economic crisis by our childish technical government has been to raise every possible tax and adding some while not reducing at all the expenses of the state, and their salary or benefits. This has brought, beside general shortage of money and suicides to retired people being in the great majority below poverty threshold. Imagine that now they want those in hospices to pay taxes on their home if they have one, but obviously bank foundations have not. People like this who have worked all their lives, I’m not really talking about public sector workers, now that they should be able to relax a bit find themselves thrown into poverty more and more everyday. With gasoline around 2 euros per litre and a retirement of 600 euros there’s not much you can do.
 
Oh well, at the end this is the nation we have let them to create. Great post, printed and tweeted. 😉

DannyBrown
2 years 11 months ago

 @Andrea H. | The Hypnotism Weekly You know, the way that certain countries treat their elderly and retired is borderline illegal. These are the men and women who helped shape our futures and gave their blood and sweat to build better cities – and how do we repay them?
 
Here’s to better generational respect, mate.

jcjetty
2 years 11 months ago

You can get anything you want out of life; as long as you help enough people get what they want out of their life.

jcjetty
2 years 11 months ago

“You can get everything you want out of life, if you help enough people get what they want out of life”
 
I love those words and I feel that if you were to wrap this up in one sentence. This one sentence would fit perfectly.
 
Thanks!

ginidietrich
2 years 11 months ago

Last time I bought a cup of coffee for a homeless guy, he thanked me by offering me a joint.

pieterb
2 years 11 months ago

Nice One mate, Is it only me or do I sense a deeper meaning?
I have been struggling with social marketing until I have learned to really care and to show interest in people, and yes the skill we learn on the net is sometime skills we were taught already in real life.
Thanks.

DannyBrown
2 years 11 months ago

 @pieterb Hey there Pieter,
 
it’s very true – social just gives us a bigger voice to amplify who we are already. Something I’ll be looking at in an imminent post. 😉

HowieSPM
2 years 11 months ago

Softy!

davevandewalle
2 years 11 months ago

Let this be the first blog post I click through and comment on today…Cheers, mate! Great stuff.

KenMueller
2 years 11 months ago

Wow, glad I just found this now. My post yesterday is somewhat similar, and I wouldn’t want to rip you off. I like the buy a coffee a day for a homeless person, and speak up for someone else. We are way too me-centric these days.

DannyBrown
2 years 11 months ago

 @KenMueller I’m sending my copyright check in the mail as we speak. :)

NancyD68
2 years 11 months ago

It would be a much better world if we saw how we are all the same instead of so different. Being someone who has been homeless, I know the stigma attached all too well.
 
The heartbreaking part for me is that so many ‘friends’ left me and my blog when life got hard. That is life I guess. When things go as bad as they have for me, you find out in a hurry who your friends really are.
 
Even with everything that has gone on, I still try to pay it forward if I can. Some days are better than others. That’s just part of life too.

DannyBrown
2 years 11 months ago

 @NancyD68 Hey there miss,
 
It’s funny how people show their “real sides” when the going gets tough. But the good news is, that generally leaves you with the real gold. Here’s to that instead.

BTMurr
2 years 11 months ago

@JustInTheSouth nice post! Thanks for sharing.

JustInTheSouth
2 years 11 months ago

@BTMurr you know it! @dannybrown rocks!

JustInTheSouth
2 years 11 months ago

I have never been a huge commenter on blogs, but I love you thoughts on this one Danny Brown.  btmurr and I were talking about these same thoughts to day.  It really comes doing to respect and treating people with value and kindness.
 

DannyBrown
2 years 11 months ago

 @JustInTheSouth  @BTMurr Sounds like you guys know what’s important – here’s to more like you. :)

BTMurr
2 years 11 months ago

 @JustInTheSouth  Danny Brown  btmurr I like this. Agree with most of them. We forget Social Media is about humans, not brands.

TheJackB
2 years 11 months ago

Solid advice. Been trying very hard to spend more time reading and visiting blogs. There are some fascinating people waiting to be discovered.

DannyBrown
2 years 11 months ago

 @TheJackB Have to say, you’re doing an awesome job, sir – I’ve seen you at a fair few new blogs recently. :)

CorinneRodrigues
2 years 11 months ago

Fantastic, @dannybrown …I wish more of the ‘big boys and girls’ would be as kind and down-to-earth as you are!  

DannyBrown
2 years 11 months ago

 @CorinneRodrigues I hear Gini Dietrich is nice after a glass of wine. :)

ginidietrich
2 years 11 months ago

 @DannyBrown @CorinneRodrigues @JustInTheSouth It takes at least two glasses before I’m nice.

JustInTheSouth
2 years 11 months ago

 @DannyBrown So they say…

JustInTheSouth
2 years 11 months ago

 @DannyBrown So they say….

Dev
2 years 11 months ago

This is absolutely amazing, Danny.
 
Love it – “Instead of talking about how we’d like to change the world, let’s start by changing us first.” Couldn’t said better myself.
 
Life is all about helping and caring other people more than about yourself. Small things like this makes a lot of different in our life.
 
Thanks for the great reminder, sir ;).

DannyBrown
2 years 11 months ago

 @Dev hi Dev,
 
I like the attitude of the guys that founded Facebook. They build technology to better the lives of us, as opposed to worrying about pure profit. Can’t ask for much more than that, mate.

Devesh
2 years 11 months ago

This is absolutely amazing, Danny.
 
Love it – <i>”Instead of talking about how we’d like to change the world, let’s start by changing us first.”</i> Couldn’t said better myself.
 
Life is all about helping and caring other people more than about yourself. Small things like this makes a lot of different in our life.
 
Thanks for a great reminder, sir ;). 

wmwebdes
2 years 11 months ago

All good Sir and all worth actually doing.
 
What a nice man you are Danny Brown.
No turning back… I’ve said it now.

DannyBrown
2 years 11 months ago

 @wmwebdes I’m as nice as a gargoyle. Just ask Michael Schechter …

bdorman264
2 years 11 months ago

Like minds………..scary, huh? I have a similar post coming out Monday. I like yours better however, you don’t mind if I just cut and paste do you?

DannyBrown
2 years 11 months ago

 @bdorman264 I got your post in my email – off to read soon!

janebinnion
2 years 11 months ago

Practice random acts of kindness. Lovely Sunday post, thanks Danny :-)

DannyBrown
2 years 11 months ago

 @janebinnion You know what’s best about RAOK, Jane? Not expecting anything in return. :)

wmwebdes
2 years 11 months ago

 @janebinnion
 Jane… are you still wearing your poppy?

Harleena Singh
2 years 11 months ago

Absolutely!
 
Think about others more than about yourself for a change, and see the difference it makes to your life. :)Thanks for the great reminder. :) 

DannyBrown
2 years 11 months ago

 @Harleena Singh The less we ask and expect, the more we can achieve. Funny how that works. :)

rdopping
2 years 11 months ago

Be nice to someone just because it’s a good thing to do.

Cull the network. Now there’s ome advice I can take first hand. Thanks bro. It’s Sunday moring and I am sitting in the looby of an old country manor, no one is around, light classical music in the background, in a oversized wingback chair with a coffee and what am I doing? Banging on the keys. I love it!

On I flow. Thanks for the heartfelt sentiment this Sunday am.

DannyBrown
2 years 11 months ago

 @rdopping Wait. You just described my perfect Sunday morning, mate – I have to ask you for a link to the manor!