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On Adding Value to the World

I got this in a chain email today... but I REALLY like it.  I wanted to share it with you because I think it says a lot.

Let's remember that adding value to the world doesn't mean you have to make some sort of global impact: you can add value on a local or even personal level, and you've created value!





Charles Schulz Philosophy
(This is marvelous!! There are two sets of question
Scroll slowly and read carefully to receive and enjoy full effect.)



The  following is the philosophy of Charles Schulz, the  creator of the 'Peanuts' comic strip.

You don't have to actually answer the questions. Just ponder on them.

Just read the e-mail straight through, and you'll get the point.

  1. Name the five wealthiest people in the  world.
  2. Name the last five Heisman trophy winners.
  3. Name the last five winners of the Miss America pageant.
  4. Name ten people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer Prize.
  5. Name the last half dozen Academy Award winners for best actor and actress.
  6. Name the last decade's worth of World Series winners.




How did you do?

The point is, none of us remember the headliners of yesterday.

These are no second-rate achievers.

They are the best in their fields.

But the applause dies..

Awards tarnish..

Achievements are forgotten.

Accolades and certificates are buried with their owners.



Here's another quiz. See how you do on this one:

  1. List a few teachers who aided your journey through school.
  2. Name three friends who have helped you through a difficult time.
  3. Name five people who have taught you something worthwhile.
  4. Think of a few people who have made you feel appreciated and special.
  5. Think of five people you enjoy spending time with.




Easier?

The lesson:

The people who make a difference in your life are not the ones with the most credentials, the most money...or the most awards.

They simply are the ones who care the most



Pass this on to those people who have either made a difference in your life, or whom you keep close in your heart, like I did.

'Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It?s already tomorrow in  Australia !'



''Be Yourself. Everyone Else Is Taken!"

Comments

  1. Old post, but you just raised a very depressed person's soul.

    Thank you.

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  2. Thank you, Dré! Glad to know I helped someone out when they needed it! :) Hope you'll stop back again!

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