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Courage Imposter Syndrome Wisdom
If you’ve never heard of it, imposter syndrome can be surmised as feeling inadequate despite being successful. To distill it further; being too hard on yourself. While this is a real thing, you can be too hard on yourself, and it can affect how you do similar future tasks. Let's say, you make a mistake and you’re too hard on yourself. In a similar situation down the road, you’re more likely to make that mistake again. However, saying “I was wrong,” or “I’m sorry” is not imposter syndrome—it’s admitting one’s faults, i.e. being a decent human. People sometimes confuse the two. Business schools teach...
Don't Give Up, Don't Ever Give Up
Courage Jimmy v Jimmy Valvano Love Perseverance Profiles in Courage
When Jimmy Valvano accepted the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the Espy's he was fighting cancer. How he fought that battle is a lesson in not just courage but so many other noble virtues. His love of both his family and life was on display during that battle. His perseverance certainly shined through, as it did when he coached basketball at North Carolina State University. And lastly, peace. He was at peace with the fact that he was going to die. He wasn't going to go down without a fight, but he had no allusions. As we all should. He may have been...