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"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed." - Michael Jordan
When you failed at something, it's not as if you are the worst in the world. It’s just that you didn’t succeed.
Do not generalize one failure into your character or that it represents your whole life. Well, so what?
It’s never too late to go back to it and do it better, more, faster, lesser, and just use plain common sense.
The muscle that you should be exercising is your resilience muscle.
Any time that you hit a snag or a setback, or failed in something. It is not the end of the world.
Or the alternative didn’t work out or failed from the outset. The passion and mission are still there.
Take hold of the opportunity to learn from what happened.
Next time, get better at it. Chip on it slowly until you get what you dream of.
How can you motivate people? You can’t motivate people. Motivation is from within.
Those motivation speakers are fluff. They do the song and dance but afterward, you go home the same person.
Nothing has changed.
When organizations pay for motivation speakers, the CEO or executive is literally putting monies down the drain for no ROI at all. Only fluff and drama.
Motivation speaking is a billion-dollar business without any evidence of gain or return on the part of customers. Who are they kidding with their antics? T
hey cry and laugh and cry again in their whole speech. At least, with clowns and comedians, you know what you going to get.
The best motivation is finding out what you really love to do.
This is the fundamental question that will actually make you feel better and your life better.
I advise high schoolers on wanting to enter the international or community development sector to find out where their interest lies and hone in on their strengths.
These interests and strengths are the stuff some great careers are made of.
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