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TODAY’S STATEMENT OF STRENGTH

“When things are bad we take comfort in the thought they could always get worse. And when they are, we find hope in the thought that things are so bad they have to get better.” –Malcolm Forbes

VIDEO TRANSCRIPT

Hi John Maxwell here. I'm glad you came today and are with me on Minute with Maxwell. I hope you're sharing these strengths statements with your friends because I'm giving them to you intentionally to be a lifter during a heavy time. To be light during the dark time.

This is a little bit longer statement than most of mine. So just hang with me while I read it to you. [Malcolm Forbes]: ‘When things are bad, we take comfort in the thought that they can always get worse.’ We've been there, I've been there. Haven’t you been in something and you say, Oh my gosh, it's bad, but it sure could get worse? Well, Malcolm says that. And he said, when they do become worse, when they are, he said, ‘…we find hope in the thought that things are so bad that they have to get better.’ I love that. In other words, in the middle of our badness, we kind of take consolation in the fact that things could get worse. And in the bad of our badness, we say, it's so bad, it's gotta get better. That is a statement on perspective. What Malcolm Forbes realizes is this: how we view things determines how we do things.

Basically, wherever you are in the crisis, your perspective can be either an asset or liability. I just want you to know if you’re in a position right now in your own personal life where you think, wow, things could get worse. I just want you to know that they may. But if you're kind of like at the bottom of the pile and you're just saying, it can't get any worse than this, then let me tell you something: the only way up is up. You can't go down anymore.

Good words, Malcolm. Thanks for helping us today on Minute with Maxwell. 

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