A new feature arrives. Ten pieces of inspiration to motivate you to achieve what you assume impossible, to try something new, to not be afraid to fail. Whether you need a little motivation for that last rep next time you’re in the gym, or a push to get you to look for a new career, to go back to school or just something to make the day a little more manageable we’ll try to have something suitable for you all. Welcome to Ten Pieces of Inspiration.
“Your biggest challenge isn’t someone else. It’s the ache in your lungs and the burning in your legs, and the voice inside you that yells “CAN’T”, but you don’t listen. You just push harder. And then you hear the voice whisper “can” and you discover that the person you thought you were is no match for the one you really are.” ~ Unknown
2. A soldier’s goodbye
A simple photo taken at some point during World War II, but the underlying story and truth are deep. You never know when things will change, in this case drafted off to war where millions never returned, so it is important to never take the things you will one day, inevitably, leave for granted.
3. Kevin Knudson on being a teacher
“Not every teacher is a role model, but every role model is a teacher.” – Kevin Knudsen
We are all always learning, never trick yourself into thinking you are no longer a student. Furthermore, never decline to pass on your knowledge to another.
4. Ken Robinson on being wrong
“If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.” – Ken Robinson
If you can’t handle the possibility of being wrong, then you’ll never grow. Greatness comes from those willing to shoot and miss, nothing extraordinary comes from those unwilling to step off the beaten path.
5. The Highwaymen covering Jimmy Webb’s Highwayman