The Connection Between Leadership and Perseverance
Jake: Hey, I’m Jake of Body by Jake with you motivational minute for today. And I’ve got somebody very awesome. Pam Kehaly is here. The thing that I find most interesting, is you’re in a position of leadership. To be able to keep your sense of humor is, a lot of young women who will watch this, who will look to you to say that’s what I want to do. That’s what I want to be. How can I be that today?
Pam: I tell this story a lot. I talk about the fact that we have a finite time on this Earth. We don’t think we do. We think we’ve got all this time, but we really have a finite number of days.
As soon as we’re born, the clock is ticking. And so the way that I look at life is that I always have to be doing something that I appreciate and I have fun doing because, if I don’t, then I’m wasting that finite period of time.
It’s just like throwing days away if I wake up Monday morning and say, oh gosh, I can’t wait till Friday. I can’t wait until I get through this week. It’s like saying I don’t care about five days of my life. I just don’t want to, you know, waste them.
So I always, no matter what I do, I just make sure that it’s something that I enjoy doing. And when you enjoy what you’re doing, you just are naturally better at it. You’re not, you really give your all if you enjoy it.
Jake: How do you tell that young girl who’s watching about perseverance?
Pam: So my motto is think it done. So I just think if any person that sets their mind, that decides what they want to do, just really think it done and it will happen. If you just put your energy into seeing it happen in your mind, it’s going to happen. So take what you want to do, think it done and you’ll get there.
Jake: And you’ve done that, and you’ve done that. Don’t quit.
“Stick to the fight when you’re hardest hit. It’s when things seem worst that you must not quit! Don’t quit! Have a great day!”
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