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Resilience & Perseverance

Resilience & Perseverance

Astonishing how much can be done by people who choose to make the best of a bad hand given them. Resilience, the ability to endure and overcome adversity is vital to perseverance which is vital to achievement and a positive attitude that allows folks who have suffered terrible misfortune to not merely survive but to thrive. The post Resilience & Perseverance appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Putting Others First

Putting Others First

“Worry less about being sure others know how you feel and more about what you say and do to make others feel.” – Michael Josephson Subscribe to a weekly newsletter featuring articles and quotes of Michael Josephson at www.whatwillmatter.com The post Putting Others First appeared first on What Will Matter.

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When Life Gives Us Lemons…

When Life Gives Us Lemons…

When life gives us lemons we can make lemonade (the perfect metaphor for turning misfortune or disappointment into something better) Or squirt the juice into our own or other’s eyes (a metaphor for making things worse). The problems of life we call lemons are not always so simple, but we always have a choice to make things better or worse. The post When Life Gives Us Lemons… appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Ordinary People Can Do Extraordinary Things

Ordinary People Can Do Extraordinary Things

Ordinary people even weak people can do extraordinary things through temporary courage generated by a situation but the person of character does not need the situation to generate his courage, it is a part of his being and a standard approach to all life’s challenges. — Michael Josephson The post Ordinary People Can Do Extraordinary Things appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Courage in Action

Courage in action is often nothing more than the choice to do something that is risky because there is a stronger driving motivation, one that makes the risk less important than the thing sought. It could be noble as with honor, patriotism or the protection of family or it could be anger, a desire for revenge or unbridled ambition. — Michael … Read More The post Courage in Action appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Life is about Perspective

Life is about Perspective

Life is about perspective Two men looked out of prison bars. One saw mud and the other saw stars. The post Life is about Perspective appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Acts of Physical Courage

Acts of Physical Courage

Successful or not, acts of physical courage always bring honor. It is the much smaller forms of valor, standing up for principle at the risk of social disapproval, economic loss or injury to career that require the greatest moral will power. There is little upside to winning and a significant and often lasting downside to losing. — Michael Josephson The post Acts of Physical Courage appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Halsey’s Moving Speech at the NYC Women’s March

Halsey’s Moving Speech at the NYC Women’s March

Halsey’s Moving Speech at the NYC Women’s March Have you seen this moving poem from singer Halsey, yet? Truly moving. I encourage everyone to take the time to watch it and share with your family and friends. Incredibly strong. I’m woke — if you’re not, wake up! I know my posts on this issue add nothing of weight to the … Read More The post Halsey’s Moving Speech at the NYC Women’s March appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Brave Women

BRAVE WOMEN. Judge Rosemarie Aquilina’s message to dozens of female victims who were molested by official USA Gymnastics doctor during sentencing hearing in Michigan: “You are not broken. You are strong. You are the voice of so many people. … You are not a victim any longer. Do not let it define you. Go out and do great things in … Read More The post Brave Women appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Hold Yourself More Accountable

Hold yourself more accountable. Awkowldege the wounds you’ve inflicted and the mistakes you’ve made and make amends. Make it easier for others to do the same. – Michael Josephson ; The post Hold Yourself More Accountable appeared first on What Will Matter.

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