March 22, 2016

Stay Hungry. Stay Humble.

Stay Hungry. Stay Humble.

I have a favorite quote. It’s one that simultaneously inspires me and keeps me in check. The best thing about this quote – I don’t even think it’s a quote. I can’t remember where I ever heard it and multiple Google searches have yielded no exact matches. So I can’t tell you what the originally speaker meant by it, because I don’t know who that was (or if it was ever said at all), but I can tell you what it means to me.

Stay Hungry.

Remember what you’re working towards. Never lose sight of your goals and work toward that goal every single day. Some days may involve bigger steps than others. Some days may honestly be a struggle. But you never give up and when you reach your goal, you set a new one. You are constantly craving more – for yourself, your family, your business – whatever it may be. It’s not always pretty, but staying hungry means sweating, hustling, and occasionally crying because you’re never fully satisfied where you are.

Stay Humble.

Remember where you came from. Never lose sight of who you were at the beginning of your journey. As you strive for greater and bigger things in your life it’s easy to forget the person you used to be. It’s easy to get jaded with the amount of money you make now, the house you live in now, or the amazing people you have surrounding you, but it’s not as easy to remind yourself of the kid who never really believed you’d be where you are today. Yes, you’ve gained a lot of ground – you’re miles away from where you started, but part of being hungry means you’re not going to reach the end any time soon. So stay humble, because you are still a work in progress.

So the next time you need a pick me up and a kick in the pants at the same time…

Stay Hungry. Stay Humble.

Keep smiling!

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  1. Julia Kitchen

    March 23rd, 2016 at 8:38 am

    Love this encouraging post!

  2. Hayley

    March 23rd, 2016 at 8:44 am

    Such a great encouragement and reminder. All the yesses to this!

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