While parents are a child’s first teachers and role models, there are also a number of other influential figures that can help shape our kids’ lives. From sports stars and singers to authors, scientists, and activists, the world is filled with inspiring people who can teach our children important lessons they may not be able to learn from us. Let’s take a look at some of the most inspirational figures your kids will look up to.
At just 23 years old, Malala Yousafzai has already made an enormous impact on the world. After becoming the youngest person ever to win a Nobel Prize in 2014, she has continued to fight for girls’ education around the globe. As an activist for female rights and education, Malala has become an exemplary model for young people everywhere. Her story is especially inspiring because it shows that even young people have the power to make a meaningful change if given the chance.
LeBron James is one of the most celebrated athletes in history and he is also one of the most charitable athletes out there today. Over his career, LeBron has donated millions of dollars to various charitable efforts including his own foundation which provides educational opportunities for underserved children. His philanthropic work has served as an inspiration for young people who want to give back and make a difference in their communities. It also serves as a reminder that success doesn’t just mean winning championships or earning millions; it also means giving back and helping others reach their goals too.
Aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean in 1932—an incredible feat at a time when women were not given much recognition in male-dominated fields such as aviation. Her legacy continues today as she remains an inspiration for young girls everywhere who aspire to pursue careers in traditionally male-dominated fields like science or engineering. Her example shows us that anything is possible with enough determination and hard work.
What Inspires Kids
We’ve all heard the phrase, “Kids are our future.” But what exactly does this mean? How do we inspire kids to be the best versions of themselves? Inspiration can come in many forms, from mentors to books, to nature. Let’s take a look at a few examples of ways we can inspire and motivate children to reach their fullest potential.
Having a mentor is an incredible source of support for children. A mentor should have a warm and caring personality, be knowledgeable about the subject that they are teaching, and have experience with children. Whether it’s a coach or teacher, role models can help kids identify their passions by providing guidance and support throughout their journey. Mentorship also gives kids confidence in their abilities as they learn new skills and gain experience in different areas.
Books are another great way to motivate and inspire children. Books provide an escape from reality while teaching valuable life lessons that can be applied both inside and outside of the classroom. Reading also helps develop language skills and encourages critical thinking as well as creativity. It helps build empathy by introducing kids to characters who may have different backgrounds than them but share similar experiences or struggles.
Sometimes inspiration comes from spending time outdoors in nature. Nature can provide an opportunity for exploration, adventure, and discovery that can’t be found anywhere else. Being out in nature also encourages mindfulness which is important for calming the mind and reducing stress levels as well as helping focus on the present moment so that problems don’t seem overwhelming or insurmountable. Taking walks or hikes together gives parents the chance to bond with their kids while exploring the world around them!
Find Inspiration From the Business World
When a person has a profound level of success in the business world, they can sometimes use this success to help others achieve their hopes and dreams. Investment in great up-and-coming companies gives entrepreneurs the tools they need to succeed and grow their own businesses. On the other side, the investor can experience fantastic returns on their initial investment. This is a great way for investors to expand their investment portfolio.
M1 Group was created by Taha and Najb Mikati and is currently managed by Azmi T. Mikati BSc, Taha’s son. Azmi has been influential in helping M1 grow to be one of the leading investment holding companies in the western world. He continues his father’s and uncle’s influence of being invested in many different sectors. M1 has investments in the aviation, telecommunications, fashion, and real estate sectors. They continue to look for great investment opportunities in other areas. A diverse portfolio means the risk is reduced and they can enjoy the ability to get steady returns for their investors. Azmi is a great example of a child that grew up learning a family business and helped it succeed more than ever before.
Look at the company as well as market trends
Warren Buffett has long been an investor in a wide variety of sectors and start-ups. Sometimes, a company can be a real winner despite market trends. This kind of out-of-the-box thinking is what has led Buffet to be one of the most successful investors of all time; he has shown that at times a good feeling about a company can pay off. If there is the exceptional talent behind an idea, it may be a lucrative venture.
Follow your passion
If you are passionate about something, then you will work harder to meet your goals. Just look at the success of Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté: he started out with nothing but a passion and talent in the performing arts. His circus group were a wild success at the Los Angeles Arts Festival in 1987, and now his net worth is more than $2.5 billion. Not bad for a group that didn’t have even enough money for the return ticket home if the festival didn’t yield good results for them!
Working hard can pay off
Some investors had some pretty tough times before they had success. This can be inspirational because it shows that hard work and dedication can pay off in big ways. John Paul Dejoria is the genius entrepreneur behind John Paul Mitchell Systems, one of the bestselling lines of salon products in the world. Before his success, he was a Redken employee and even briefly lived out of his car. Now his success has led to further investments, such as the luxury tequila brand, Patron. His story is an example of how once investment wealth is accrued it can be used to branch out into other sectors.
Showing kids early on in their lives that following passion, putting in hard work, and looking up to mentors, can result in their long-term success in a wide variety of professions and fields.