A Morning Cup of Inspiration (Jan. 15, 2010)

morning cup of inspiration


THINK BIG

Dr. Ben Carson, director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, shares his philosophy of what he believes creates a successful—and meaningful—life through the acronym THINK BIG. He instills his message in the students awarded the Carson Scholars Fund scholarships, but says that these ideas can be useful to anyone, from any walk of life or any age.

Talent and time. Recognize them as gifts.

Hope for good things and be honest.

Insight from people and good books.

Be Nice to all people.

Knowledge: Recognize it as the key to living.

Books: Read them actively.

In-depth learning skills: Develop them.

God. Everyone has their own beliefs. When you THINK BIG, what does the “G” stand for in your life?


Dr. Ben CarsonDr. Ben Carson, 57, was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom earlier this year for his groundbreaking contributions to medicine and his efforts to help America’s youth fulfill their potential.

His life journey was beautifully depicted by actor, Cuba Gooding, Jr.  in the 2009 movie, Gifted Hands -The Ben Carson Story.


Source: Anne  Clarrissimeaux (Success Magazine): Never Give Up – How to Live a Meaningful Life

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