GIVERS, TAKERS & MATCHERS
Takers try to gain as much as possible from their interactions while contributing as little as they can in return. Takers tend to be self-focused, evaluating what other people can offer them.
“If I don’t look out for myself first,” takers think, “no one will.”
Givers tend to provide support to others with no strings attached. They ask themselves, “How can I add value for this person? What can I contribute?” Givers are a relatively rare breed. Givers are other-focused, paying more attention to what other people need from them.
Matchers see their interactions as quid pro quo. Their mindset is: “if you take from me, I’ll take from you. If you give to me, I’ll give to you.” Matchers operate on the principle of fairness: when they help others, they protect themselves by seeking reciprocity. If you’re a matcher, you believe in tit for tat, and your relationships are governed by even exchanges of favors.
Few off us rarely pure Givers or Takers, as striving to preserve an equal balance of giving and getting in our life comes naturally on life changing situations and is important.
What am I?
Might be a Taker, I Don’t Know.
What are you?
Think on it.
Inspired by the book written by Adam Grant
Inspiring Quote To End
Success doesn’t measure a human being, effort does.