I just finished reading Crazy For The Storm, a memior by Norman Ollestad. It is an incredible story about leadership, love and courage found by an 11-year old boy – the only survivor of a plane crash in which his father and father’s girlfriend were killed. He shows how dedicated focus can help you achieve your goals, in his case it meant life or death. I was riveted and read it in one sitting. It is also incredibly well-written as he explores his relationship with his father. Great father/son bond book.
We all have stories where we have had to face difficult challenges that give us inspiration and learnings to help us conquer other obstacles. Maybe your story hasn’t been as dramatic but it is important to know and embrace your story. This gives you information about what motivates you and where you can dig deep to find your strength and optimism when you need it.
Who has been an inspiration to you? Where have you been tested? What skills and personal traits helped you overcome your toughest challenges? How can you you call upon those resources today?
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