With the weather getting colder and noses running, spirits may be a little low so I thought I would share a quote for the week.
This may stay with you for the week, or even your entire life. It has certainly stayed close to my heart.
After a tough evening a few months ago I came home, slumped myself into bed. I stumbled upon this quote while reading an interview with the inspirational Lubna Qassim:
When life gives me one hundred reasons to cry, I show I have one thousand reasons to smile.
Lubna Qassim is a qualified lawyer and is the Executive Vice President, Group Company Secretary and the General Counsel of Emirates NBD Bank. Not only has Lubna secured herself a role that was in traditionally held by a male until now, she is fluent in 5 languages and is currently learning Mandarin: here is our modern day superwoman.
So next time you’re struggling and things aren’t going to plan, take a step back and take a moment to reflect on Lubna’s encouraging words to pull you through.
It might not be the answer to your problem, but it’s a very good place to start.
Written in September 2012 for a previous blog