This video is about superman. When superman was first developed as a comic book character, he was so strong and powerful that he overcame all obstacles easily. It was only when the authors made him weaker that the stories became interesting.
In our own lives, it is not the easy path that makes for a meaningful life – it is the hard path, and having to become a better, stronger, more resilient, more resourceful person that makes for a meaningful life.
It is 43 years since I was born, 25 since I finished school and 12 since I graduated with my MBA as seen in this picture below. I have written some notes on life every day since I was 14 years old. This long post is a summary of ideas that came from a review of all those journals.
158 Reflections to become The Best Version of Yourself
This is a collection of phrases that keep me focussed on what is important. I wrote this list out one Sunday afternoon 5 years ago sat at my home dining table.
There are seven categories:
Dealing with People
Take Disciplined Action
Accept Reality as it is
Make Progress towards Results
Living with Purpose and
I make no claim to originality and I leave you a list of thinkers who have inspired me and are far more responsible for any wisdom here than myself.
There are many people whose works have added flavour to this list. This material has been compiled from a Sunday review of 15 years of daily journals. Some of the phrases are my own, but many are direct and even exact copies of words that I have read in books, heard in speeches or seen in blog posts. These are the top 13 people who have influenced the ideas expressed in this post.
M. Scott Peck
Rita Mae Brown
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