Inspiration – Where do you find it?

What is Inspiration?
Inspiration can be defined in many ways. You must first choose your interpitation of the meaning and apply what makes sense to you in order for it to work. Whether you choose it for motivation in life or your career, you could define inspiration appropriate to the situation. Here are some examples of Inspiration and you can use these to generate you own meaning of inspiration.

Inspiration is:
. Motivating others
. Connecting with others
. Embedded in your state of mind
. Challenging yourself
. An act of random kindness
. You
. Overcoming adversity
. Being imaginative
. A song
. An unexpected event
. Someone who inspires you

The list can go on, but if you sit down, I’m sure you can come up with your own list.

Where do you find Inspiration?
Inspiration could be found just about anyplace in life. If you sit down in a crowded area, it may be the mother who teaches her children or someone who opens a door for a stranger. It may be from a Leader uses inspiration in his speech to motivate his group. You may get inspiration from a Quote or a Video. It’s all around us when you look. It could be acheived if you search for inspiration and recognize it.

Here’s a few famous quotes:

You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.
Wayne Gretzky

It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, “Always do what you are afraid to do.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant. There is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder

Men’s best successes come after their disappointments.
Henry Ward Beecher

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Here’s a couple of Videos I like:

A Sceen from Facing the Giants Movie

A Speech from Art Williams’s Just Do it!

Here’s what Inspires me
What inspires me the most is assisting others achieve success in life and business. When others achieve more, it makes me feel like I have given back to those what I have recieved in my own life. My Son, when he leads his team in battle on the football field and all the training leading up to gameday or when he compliments an older lady that she looks beautiful today. When my daughter gave a boy her toy because he did not have 1 to play with. Everyday something or someone inspires me. Why? Because I decide to look for these small little events that will touch my mind and my heart.

So Today, go out an compliment someone, you just may make their day. If you do, You Inspire me!

My inspiration for the week is for my family and me to lose weight. I will keep you informed on the progress to hold me accountable.

Have a Wonderful Day,
Wade Smith

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