“Common sense is like deodorant.
The people who need it most never use it.”
A couple of weeks ago I shared a concept in my Strive webinar which resonated with quite a few people.
The concept I talked about was ‘Inner Pollution’.
Most people have a concern over the level of climate pollution but they rarely think about inner pollution – which I believe is a much bigger issue because of the damage it causes.
“Thank you to all the players and coaches that helped me reach this amazing number, thank you to all my loyal opponents that made me work harder and harder everyday.”
– Ronaldo, Star Soccer Player for Juventus & Portugal
This quote from the soccer super-star caught my eye recently as he celebrated scoring his 750th goal in his career. An incredible achievement from one of the greatest players ever and it gives an insight into the mindset behind his incredible success.
“Do more than belong: participate.
Do more than care: help.
Do more than believe: practice.
Do more than be fair: be kind.
Do more than forgive: forget.
Do more than dream: work.”
William Arthur Ward – 1921-1994, Writer
Instead of me writing more words about this, I think it’s worth reflecting on the above words and considering this question:
Which one do I want to embrace this coming week?