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Originally posted 2016-12-15 09:07:43.

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Modell’s Undercover Boss Episode
Homeless Employee Angel
Gets Another Chance To Start Over

I’ve watched a lot of Undercover Boss episodes and each one has inspired me in different ways.    I will never forget this one.

The CEO of Modell’s went to a Modell’s store to find out how the store was doing and ended up meeting one of his employees named Angel.   In the back room she tells him that she is homeless and he could not believe it.

Being a CEO of a major company is very time consuming but when you actually take the time to get to know your employees it can create a company culture like no other.    Is it all about the bottom line or is it also about your people?   When you have a loyal team of people that actually care about your business, the customers will notice and so will the competition.

I was looking for this video all over and could only find this international one where the quality isn’t great but it is enough to show you why I loved it so much.

-Rosemary

Originally posted 2016-06-09 12:46:27.

Quotes, Videos

J.K. Rowling Speaks at Harvard Commencement
Harry Potter Author

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._K._Rowling

This is so amazing.  This made me cry.

  1.  Benefits of Failure – sometimes it is the only way to really learn.
  2. Imagination – “IMAGINATION is not only the uniquely human capacity to envision that which is not, and therefore the fount of all invention and innovation. In its arguably most transformative and revelatory capacity, it is the POWER that enables us to EMPATHIZE with humans whose experiences we have never shared. “

-Rosemary

It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not lived at all - in which case, you fail by default. -J.K. Rowling Harry Potter
It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not lived at all – in which case, you fail by default. -J.K. Rowling Harry Potter
IMAGINATION is not only the uniquely human capacity to envision that which is not, and therefore the fount of all invention and innovation. In its arguably most transformative and revelatory capacity, it is the POWER that enables us to EMPATHIZE with humans whose experiences we have never shared. J.K. Rowling Harry Potter
IMAGINATION is not only the uniquely human capacity to envision that which is not, and therefore the fount of all invention and innovation. In its arguably most transformative and revelatory capacity, it is the POWER that enables us to EMPATHIZE with humans whose experiences we have never shared. J.K. Rowling Harry Potter

Originally posted 2016-06-09 11:30:45.

Videos

NEVER GIVE UP
Motivational Video

Limits are an illusion.   Don’t let ANYONE get in the way of your dreams.    Even if people laugh at your dream or make a remark that you don’t agree with – FOCUS.   You deserve to follow your dreams.    Get to know yourself.    What do you love?

For years, I have been strengthening my mind.   It has taken a lot of work.   There were many times when it was tough but I got back up.   That is what it is all about – getting back up.   We all can fall but you cannot stay down.   Your mind can lift you even if you don’t feel the strength to get up.  Mind muscle.

Nobody knows your struggles.    Only you.   Only you can fight for what you want.   Only you can make a decision today to stop focusing on external factors and focus on you.   It doesn’t matter where you came from.   It doesn’t matter how much education you have.   It doesn’t matter what you think you are lacking.   Don’t compare yourself to others and put yourself down because you are not where they are.

Today, decide what you want.

  1.  Where are you today?
  2. Where do you want to be?
  3. How are you going to get there?

-Rosemary

 

 

Originally posted 2016-06-08 22:13:58.

Videos

Hard Times
Motivational Video

Believe in you.   That is all you need.  YOU are good enough despite your past, despite your negative self talk.

You are perfectly imperfect and that is ok.

-Rosemary

Originally posted 2016-06-08 21:51:17.

Videos

Homeless man called a bum, this will change your perspective

I watched this video last year and it really touched my heart.   We never know where we will end up in life.   Where our journey will take us.

I was raised with not a lot of money.   My dad worked so hard to provide and put food on the table.    I saw how both my mom and my dad struggled at times but they did it.   My sister and I will forever be grateful.

Sometimes people deserve a chance.   A chance to start over.

We sometimes take things for granted like the bed we sleep in, the food we eat, the bathroom we shower in.   Others don’t have that privilege.    At times we complain about the little things that are insignificant.

We don’t know what we don’t know.   If we have never walked in a person’s shoes how would we know what that person goes through?   This man in the video says it is humiliating to ask for money.   Imagine being in his shoes.   How do you get a job when you have no place to live or a phone or even clean clothes?

I’ve read a lot of stories of homeless people that were actually not homeless and made a lot of money by conning people into believing that they were homeless.    No wonder some people don’t give to the homeless because of these individuals that were con artist.

My grandma taught me a life lesson one day when i was real young.   She gave this man that looked drunk money and I asked her “Why did you give him money?  He probably will get more drunk” and she said “You do not know that man’s story and I am giving him money because I want to.   What he does with it is his choice.”  She impacted me because it is true everyone has a story and everyone deserves to not be judged.   We sometimes take a risk if we give money to a stranger but I usually am ok with taking that risk.   I hope in my heart that if I give a person money that they use it for what they need at that moment in their lives.

Watch this video.   Life is not easy.   We all have a  story.   One day I will give tons of money to the homeless.   I can’t wait for that day!

-Rosemary

Originally posted 2016-06-08 16:24:08.