Motivational Stories

Never Give Up
Michael Phelps

Some months before Michael Phelps swam his way to Olympic immortality with eight gold medals in Beijing, he was involved in an unfortunate accident that seriously jeopardized his Olympic dreams. In October 2007,

Climbing The Mountain
Write Down Your Goals Today:

Folks, it’s quiz time!

If two people are trying to climb a mountain together, what’s the most important thing they need to get to the top? Is it equipment? Or training? Or teamwork? Or favorable weather conditions?

Change Mindset
Break Your Mental Barriers:

Break Your Mental Barriers: The Roger Bannister Story

If you think you can, you can. If you think you can’t, you are right! To understand the truth in that dictum, let’s journey back to the 1950s.

Positive Attitude
Samurai And Monk

One day, a famous samurai set out to find a monk who was known to be very wise. When he arrived at the monastery, he demanded of the serene man, “Tell me, you are learned in this matter. What is heaven and what is hell?”

 

Patience
Chinese Babmoo Tree

A tree that grows really tall—to a height of over eighty feet. It takes around five years and three months to grow to its full height. But here’s the interesting bit. For the first five years after you plant the seed, you see nothing. Absolutely nothing. Except perhaps a little shoot springing out of the bulb and struggling to make a squiggle.

WE GET BACK IN LIFE WHAT WE GIVE TO OTHERS
A POUND OF BUTTER

There was a farmer who sold a pound of butter to the baker. One day the baker decided to weigh the butter to see if he was getting a pound and he found that he was not.

ONE DEGREE MORE HABIT

Make that extra effort. And watch the magic begin!

SHARPEN YOUR AXE

Jo John, a woodcutter, worked for a company for five years but never got a raise. The company hired Bill and within a year he got a raise. This caused resentment in John and he went to his boss to talk about it.