Each minute of our life is a lesson but most of us fail to read it. I thought I would just add my daily lessons & the lessons that I learned by seeing the people around here. So it may be useful for you and as memories for me
Eagles are my favourite birds ! For centuries, eagles have symbolised beauty, courage, bravery, honor, determination, pride, and grace. Their qualities have made them important and symbolic to humanity.
Undoubtedly, eagles rank among the largest birds of prey in the world. They are revered as living emblems of power, liberty, and transcendence. To me, they are graceful, proud, wise, powerful and focused.
Throughout history, eagles have captivated and inspired us with their remarkable leadership qualities. When one thinks of eagles, the image of a massive hunter soaring through expansive skies on outsized wings often comes to mind.
In Chinese culture, the eagle is regarded as a symbol of wisdom and strength. For the Huns, who traveled through central Asia, the eagle symbolized the ruler. Eagles were viewed as a link between terrestrial mankind and celestial deities in many cultures.
The eagle has a long-standing and rich history in cultures across the world, symbolising said power, protection, and wisdom. The reverence and respect for this majestic bird have endured for centuries, and its symbolism continues to inspire and captivate people of all backgrounds.
Eagles can teach us a few things about leadership. We take a look at the leadership lessons that our eagle friends would love to tell us about if they could.
𝟏. 𝐄𝐚𝐠𝐥𝐞𝐬 𝐟𝐥𝐲 𝐀𝐥𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐚𝐭 𝐇𝐢𝐠𝐡 𝐀𝐥𝐭𝐢𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐬. : They don’t fly with sparrows, ravens, and other small birds.
MEANING; Stay away from narrow-minded people, those that bring you down. You are known by the Company you keep. Eagle flies with Eagles. Keep good company. But accept that you are always ALONE at the TOP.
𝟐. 𝐄𝐚𝐠𝐥𝐞𝐬 𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐚𝐧 𝐀𝐜𝐜𝐮𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐕𝐢𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧 :
MEANING; Have a VISION and remain FOCUSED no matter what the obstacles and you will succeed.
𝟑. 𝐄𝐚𝐠𝐥𝐞𝐬 𝐝𝐨 𝐧𝐨𝐭 𝐄𝐚𝐭 𝐃𝐞𝐚𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐬 : They Feed only on FRESH PREY.
MEANING; Do not rely on your past success, keep looking for new frontiers to conquer. Leave your past where it belongs, in the past.
𝟒. 𝐄𝐚𝐠𝐥𝐞𝐬 𝐋𝐨𝐯𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐒𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐦 : When clouds gather, the eagle gets excited & uses the storm’s wind to lift itself higher. Once it finds the wind of the storm, the eagle uses the raging storm to lift itself above the clouds. This gives the eagle an opportunity to glide and rest its wings. In the meantime, all the other birds hide in the branches and leaves of the tree.
MEANING; Face your challenges head on knowing that these will make you emerge stronger and better than you were. We can use the storms of life to rise to greater heights. Achievers are not afraid to rise to greater heights. Achievers are not afraid of challenges.
𝟓. 𝐀𝐥𝐰𝐚𝐲𝐬 𝐓𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐢𝐭𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐨𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐏𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐨𝐧:
MEANING; Whether in private life or business, one should test the commitment of the people intended for partnership.
𝟔. 𝐄𝐚𝐠𝐥𝐞𝐬 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐓𝐫𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠; They remove the feathers and soft grass in the nest so that the young ones get uncomfortable in preparation for flying and eventually flies when it becomes unbearable to stay in the nest.
MEANING; *One should always be prepared to leave the Comfort Zone. There is No Growth There.
𝟕. 𝐖𝐡𝐞𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐄𝐚𝐠𝐥𝐞 𝐆𝐫𝐨𝐰𝐬 𝐎𝐥𝐝 : His feathers become weak and cannot take him as fast and as high as it should. This makes him weak and could make him die. So he retires to a place far away in the mountains. While there, he plucks out the weak feathers on his body and breaks its beaks and claws against the rocks until he is completely bare, a very bloody and painful process. Then he stays in this hiding place until he has grown new feathers, new beaks and claws and then he comes out flying higher than ever before.
MEANING; We occasionally need to shed off old habit no matter how difficult, things that burden us or add no value to our lives. These should be let go of.
𝗕𝗘 𝗔𝗡 𝗘𝗔𝗚𝗟𝗘, 𝗡𝗘𝗩𝗘𝗥 𝗘𝗩𝗘𝗥 𝗚𝗜𝗩𝗘 𝗨𝗣
The key to success is to stay focused and work hard towards achieving your goals.
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