I would like to share the story of a person who became a successful entrepreneur. The first part of his story is not so unusual, but it was how he came to understand himself that has meaning. The man was a marketing executive for a Fortune 500 company. He made a good living; he tried to do the right things, and he had put together some noteworthy programs. One day an opportunity presented itself. He was going to tie his
How many Internet memes have you seen today? “What is that?” you might say. You may not have known what to call them, but memes are those inspirational sayings combined with pictures. They are everywhere on the social media because they are easy to create. You can find a picture of a pig, for example, and then a quote by Lord Bacon. See what I mean? To be polite, if a business associate posts a meme we sometimes “Like” it
Here’s a secret. Emerging as a source of motivation for other people doesn’t come naturally for everyone. You’ll have to work to reach that level. But it’s worth it! There’s nothing better than to inspire people, getting them all fired up and eager to challenge issues and embrace changes in their lives.
“There are no airbrushed versions of a perfect life.” – Tresa Edmunds, www.reesedixon.com In my book Making a Difference, I talk about focusing your efforts on what you can change and accept what you cannot change. It is essential for us to take this important step in life into our hearts for us to fully unlock our potentials. What we can and cannot change is unique, of course, for each one of us.
What makes a great motivational speaker? Is it their ability to speak confidently? Their ability to win people over? Inspire? Some of the best motivational speakers are those who connect, inspire and move – they compel people to think!