Can you name the following:
Name the five wealthiest people in the world.
Name the last five Heisman trophy winners.
Name the last five winners of the Miss America
Name ten people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer
Name the last half dozen Academy Award winners for
best actor and actress.
Name the last decade’s worth of World Series
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:
List a few teachers who aided your journey through
Name three friends who have helped you through a
Name five people who have taught you something
Think of a few people who have made you feel
appreciated and special.
Think of five people you enjoy spending time with.
Name half a dozen heroes whose stories have
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 are the ones that simply care the most.
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