People are People

Right now, I’m in Qatar in the Middle East. This is my second time visiting the country for work and again, I am struck with one thought. People are people.

My colleagues and I are working with executives for a large company here, and what is interesting is that the executives suffer from the same challenges that people experience in Canada or the US or Europe or Africa or the Caribbean… okay you get the point.

This is a fundamental truth that I believe in and every time it is reinforced for me, I wonder how much better we all would be if we could just remember that truth all the time. Whether that other person is someone across the globe, or across the table. Whether they are you client or your spouse. Your friends or your potential friends. This ideas helps to bind us together as one or to put it into one word…