Throughout our lives, we spontaneously use many mental models, but the key is to actively remember that they are there. When you get stuck, leverage an active awareness of your remembered models to come to your aid.
We trust one another, care for one another, and lean on one another. We do this because of the strong bonds that we have built.
It takes a good deal of trust for individuals to identify and embrace those gaps and openly work to fill them. It is very difficult for an individual to simultaneously pretend they don’t need to learn something and to learn that thing.
Grace comes from the Latin word “gratus” and translates to “thankful.” It is the root from which we get words like “gracious” and “grateful.”
Determination, resolve, willpower, perseverance, persistence, tenacity, backbone—these are all terms we relate to success.
Being surrounded by the right people sustains your hope, your drive, and your satisfaction with having fully engaged the challenge of the day.