The job we do each day does not tell the full story of who we really are.
But think of this if you find yourself on the wrong track:
Our jobs DO play a defining how others see us.
Confused? Allow me to explain.
We create our world and thus we are the architects of our character. However, our jobs define our reputation for others. …
What makes a great speech? First and foremost, it’s the ability to connect with the audience and say things that empower, inspire and move them to think deeper and act to make a change in their lives. So, in that spirit, it’s worthwhile to think, what if that change is really already inside of us? What if we are that change right now, and maybe we just need to think of it that way?
“True desire in the heart for anything good is God’s proof to you sent beforehand to indicate that it’s yours already.” — Denzel Washington
The quote above has become my favorite life quote. If you’ve never watched the video of when Denzel Washington delivers this (at the Dillard University commencement a few years ago), then check it out…
Try if you’d like, but you’ll find there are no cutting corners.
All the “hacks” and “quick tips” and “secrets” won’t save you from the inevitable need to see your goals through to completion.
When you look over your shoulder (stop looking over your shoulder!) at the success of others, and you grow envious, remind yourself to run your own race.
*They* didn’t get there overnight.
As Lynda Weinman once said, “I’m a 20-year overnight success story.”
No one gets there overnight.
No one-hit wonder shows up in the recording studio one-day, and has a gold record the next. …