courage

When we first met I was just a kid

When we first met I was just a kid

Many people read the poem that Kobe Bryant posted to The Players’s Tribute announcing his retirement.  But those people who were lucky enough to be at the Staples Center that night received a more personal message. When we first met I was just a kid. Some of you took me in. Some of you didn’t. But all of you helped me become the player and man in front of you today. You gave me confidence to ...[Read More]

Youth

Youth

Youth Youth is not a time of life; it is a state of mind; it is not a matter of rosy cheeks, red lips and supple knees; it is a matter of the will,a quality of the imagination, a vigor of the emotions; it is the freshness of the deep springs of life. Youth means a temperamental predominance of courage over timidity, of the appetite for adventure over the love of ease. This often exists in a man of ...[Read More]

Elon Musk – not afraid to change the world

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He has been called the real life Tony Stark.  He is leading the charge with private space travel with SpaceX.  He has created the most amazing electric car in the Tesla Motors.  Transportation and shipping will soon be pivoted with the Hyperloop.  Elon Musk really amazing.  But what makes him most amazing is how he is not afraid to change the world.  This keynote is not about his brand, and it is ...[Read More]

Skylar Diggins on Courage

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John Wayne on Courage

Courage is being scared to death… but saddling up anyways. ~ John Wayne

Stuart Scott – On courage, compassion and not giving up

Stuart Scott – On courage, compassion and not giving up

Every year at the ESPY Awards, someone wins the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance.  This year, ESPN anchor Stuart Scott was the recipient.  Stuart showed amazing composure as he took the stage, some would even say that he was “as cool as the other side of the pillow.” Thank you Stuart Scott for making all of us better today, by leading by example.  You are an inspiration.

To speak one’s mind by telling all one’s heart

To speak one’s mind by telling all one’s heart

In one of its earliest forms, the word courage meant “To speak one’s mind by telling all one’s heart.”

The Dreaming Brain

the dreaming brain

We are designed with a dreaming brain and a hopeful spirit; it is our nature to envision the life of our dreams. And while dreaming comes easy to us, we must never forget that it takes strength, dedication, and courageous action to bring that dream to life. – Dr. Steve Maraboli

Courage does not always roar

courage does not always roar

Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying. “I will try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher     Thanks to Anne H. for submitting this great quote.  

I Want To Be Able to Like Myself

I Want To Be Able to Like Myself

I have to live with myself, and so I want to be fit for myself to know. I want to be able, as days go by, Always to look myself straight in the eye; I don’t want to stand, with the setting sun, And hate myself for the things I’ve done. I don’t want to keep on a closet shelf A lot of secrets about myself, And fool myself, as I come and go, Into thinking that nobody else will know ...[Read More]