Who is the most inspiring person that you have personally met? I find inspiration from all sorts of people, places and things but adding in that classification of it being someone I have met….. well that puts a spin on it.
So I think perhaps the newest “inspirational ” person I have met is Tara Wilson. She is a wellness entrepreneur who calls herself the million dollar mommy. She inspires me in the following ways:
- Be real and authentic and those that belong in your tribe will show up and stay.
- Nobody is perfect and our imperfections is what makes us approachable.
- Find a mentor and learn everything you can then find someone to mentor yourself.
- Passionate purpose can change lives.
- Education in the things that matter to you can change your outlook on life and others too.
- If you don’t believe in yourself nobody else will.
- You can achieve your dreams and have fun doing it.
I definitely think we need to find ways to approach those we admire and let them inspire us to greatness but we have to be a willing student first. Are you a willing student? Ar you teachable?
When I was a little girl my Grandmother used to ask me who I would ask to dinner if I could talk with anyone in the world. I think it was her way of trying to figure out where my head and my heart were focused but over the years I have seen lots of people asking this same question and each time I think about it I feel like my answer is different.
When I was a teenager I would have named anyone of the music artists I listened to or perhaps one of the stars I had a crush on. It would never have occurred to me to use such an opportunity to learn and to grow. During my twenties it was all about people I respected as parental guides. Of course I was raising children and the people I respected were examples of the kind of parent I thought I wanted to be. In my thirties I would have chosen people who I admire in business. People who I thought could help me discover my strengths and my skills as a business owner.
Now, in my forties I have realized that the people I would most like to meet are the people who can impact my spiritual growth the most. People I admire like the Dalai Lama and Deepak Chopra. People who can challenge me and inspire me to be a better person. To grow in wisdom. What I realize now is that who I am in this world affects every experience in this world. I would spend time with people who make me want to be a better person.
So, who would you invite to dinner? Who would you spend your time with if you were given a chance?