He’s had a really difficult day. I know you inspired him to continue to fight for his dream, like you did for all of us on this call. I want to thank you for that.”
“You tell Jeremy that no matter what happened today, he’s closer than he thinks he is,” Les responded in his authoritative voice. Les continued, “Something great’s in store for him. How can I be so sure? Because Jeremy has greatness in him. Jonathan, you tell Jeremy he has greatness in him for me. Will you do that?” “I will Les,” Jonathan replied.
Blown away that Les Brown, one of my personal hero’s spoke directly to me – my eyes welled up. I thought to myself how lucky I was to have a friend like Jonathan.
The reason why I wanted to share this with you is because I cannot tell you how important it is to have positive people in your life. Jonathan’s the founder of PositivePin.com
. He literally has positivity flowing through his veins. It’s routed deep in his DNA.
Many times our friends are not going to know the struggles we’re facing. Because more often then not, we keep them to ourselves. That’s why it’s critical to have people in our lives that believe in us. People that will share uplifting messages (or calls) with us out of the blue.
I was so moved by my friend getting Les Brown to speak confidence into me, that on the way to an event Monday evening (I planned on not attending because I was down in the dumps) I pulled over and recorded this video.