The Gift of Inspiration

by Dale

So often we don’t think of inspiration as a tangible gift.  But ponder this – Think of a time when you were up against something that was really challenging.  Something that strained all of your resources – interior and exterior.  Did you have someone encouraging you? Was there someone there cheering you on, acting as a good sounding board, telling you that you could reach the goal, that you had the right stuff?

We all need encouragement at times. It is a wonderful surprise to have something come in the mail, email or phone that makes you feel like someone has your back.

Have a look at this video:  A Game of Hope

Think about how it makes you feel and tell me –  “Do you think there’s a place for inspiration in your toolbox?”

One of my favorite quotes goes like this: ” People will often forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.”

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Skip April 18, 2011 at 8:40 pm

What a great video. A non profit I serve is Hopeworks n’ Camden.
We deal in hope as well. http://www.hopeworks.org

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Dale April 19, 2011 at 5:39 am

Skip,
Maybe you would share a video from Hopeworks with us. They are doing amazing work that we can all take a lesson from.

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susan thornton April 18, 2011 at 9:34 pm

Beautiful – thanks for the inspiration Dale Absolutely need inspiration in the toolbox as well as a few cheerleaders!

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Dale April 19, 2011 at 5:38 am

Susan,
I think that inspiration is probably the most powerful and the most underused tool.
I hope you will share your inspiration as you move ahead with your vision!

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