The value of enterprise and unwavering patience

Middle schooler at graduation
Most 8th graders have only just begun to develop their self-confidence.


When does self-confidence take root? When does it bear fruit or offer shade?

The answers vary dramatically. Kind of like snow flakes.

Last night, two glimpses:

  1. He gave an eloquent, humorous speech*.
  2. He said, “You know that thing you always say about you don’t understand this now, but you will? It’s true”

Those two moments were like standing on the Olympic podium listening to your National Anthem.

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By jeff noel

Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites.