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Dreamer or Drainer

By Doug Franklin October 22, 2010

I have found in life most people fall into two categories: dreamers or drainers. Drainers are focused on themselves, they think about how everything affects them, they never ask other people questions, they complain when people don’t care about them, they take and don’t give, self pity is their drug of choice and often they steal the energy from you. Dreamers on the other hand think about what people need, ask lots of questions, think the best of others and dream about the impossible.

So who are you?

About the Author

Doug Franklin

Doug Franklin is the president of LeaderTreks, an innovative leadership development organization focusing on students and youth workers. Doug and his wife, Angie, live in West Chicago, Illinois. They don’t have any kids, but they have 2 dogs that think they are children. Diesel and Penelope are Weimaraners  who never leave their side. Doug grew up in…  Read More