Motivational aphorisms and anecdotes can do just that – motivate us. To grow, to feel inspired, to change our thinking and what we are doing.
Another story in the video is about Walt Disney being fired for having no imagination and lacking original ideas.
t can be inspiring to hear stories like that, giving us hope that not all people in authority over us really know what we have to offer to the world.
But what about a person who gets “downsized” for not making the effort to craft good ideas to benefit a company and present them effectively? Maybe they end up blaming “the man” for their lack of employment or advancement, rather than considering what they need to do differently themselves.
Another huge domain of motivational quotes is so-called wise sayings – many of which are inspiring, or instructive or otherwise helpful.