22 Ways To Become Spectacularly Inspirational

Nelson MandelaWant to inspire others? Here are 22 tips to become an inspiration to everyone around you!

1. Do important work vs. merely offering opinions.

2. Lift people up vs. tear others down.

3. Use the words of leadership vs. the language of victimhood.

4. Don’t worry about getting the credit for getting things done.

5. Become part of the solution rather than part of the problem.

6. Take your health to a level called “superfit.”

7. Commit to mastery of your craft instead of accepting mediocrity in your work.

8. Associate with people whose lives you want to be living.

9. Study for an hour a day. Double your learning and you’ll triple your success.

10. Run your own race. “No one can possibly achieve real and lasting success by being a conformist,” wrote billionaire J. Paul Getty

11. Do something small yet scary every single day.

12. Lead Without a Title.

13. Focus on people’s strengths vs. obsessing around their weaknesses.

14. Remember that potential unused turns into pain. So dedicate yourself to expressing your best.

15. Smile more.

16. Listen more.

17. Read the autobiography of Nelson Mandela.

18. Reflect on the words of Eleanor Roosevelt who said: “Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people.”

19. Persist longer than the critics suggest you should.

20. Say “please” and “thank you”.

21. Love your loved ones.

22. Do work that matters.

Please share these tips!

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Originally published February 2011

Comments

  1. These two particularly resonate: 6. Take your health to a level called superfit.

    7. Commit to mastery of your craft instead of accepting mediocrity in your work.

    Love these tips!

  2. These are the ones that really stuck out to me for my personal journey: 7. Commit to mastery of your craft instead of accepting mediocrity in your work. 9. Study for an hour a day. Double your learning and you’ll triple your success. 11. Do something small yet scary every single day. 15. Smile more. Thank you Robin 🙂

  3. i like 18 a lot. i live the rest to the best of my abilities just because it's the only way i feel i want to be.