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Modeling Equality

The people who inspire us the most don't tolerate bigotry, or racism and they don’t encourage thoughts of someone being "better” than someone else.

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MORE IDEAS FROM Powerful Traits Of People Who Inspire Others To Become Their Best

Those who inspire others believe in collective power – in uplifting others (and not just a select few) so that positive change can happen more quickly.

In doing so, they can become very wealthy, powerful and influential, but that’s only a by-product of their focusing on expanding collective strength, power and positive impact.

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Inspiring Other Through Your Courage

People who inspire us to be better are not weak, scared or stuck; they’re bold and have the courage to push through their fears, and take a stand on what they believe.

They've figured out that if you want to make a difference in the world, you have to address your own demons first.

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Those who inspire us to be better are able to experience empathy, and they openly affirm their capacity to understand our personal stories.

They don’t overprotect us, but they validate and appreciate who we are, which makes us feel safe to be more authentic and to keep improving.

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Inspirers have grown comfortable being totally authentic and open about who they really are deep down.

They no longer worry that they’ll be rejected, scorned and put down. They’ve grown beyond feeling they have to hide or suppress parts of themselves to be accepted.

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People who inspire and uplift others have done the work to heal their wounds. They’re not necessarily pain-free, but they’re not inflicting or projecting their pain onto others.

They have done the work to clean up their wounds , recover, heal, move forward in healthier ways, and stop hurting others with their own hurt.

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What Gives Your Life Meaning 

People with a sense of purpose are focused, self-motivated and unable to be deterred or distracted from what they believe is their goal in life. This sense of meaning and purpose informs them of what to focus on and what’s getting in the way.

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Why some people savor scary movies, and others hate them
  • The Excitation Transfer Process. How you feel AFTER the movie.  When watching frightening films, the heart rate, blood pressure and respiration increases. After the film, the physiological arousal lingers. If you had fun with friends, these positive emotions are intensified. If you did not enjoy the company, negative feelings are intensified.
  • People are wired differently. About 10 percent of the population enjoys the adrenaline rush.
  • Novelty. Everyone pays attention to anomalies in our environment.
  • Gender Socialization. Men often like [scary films] as date movies because women are more likely to seek physical closeness when they’re scared, and men can show off their strength and bravery.
  • Some people enjoy the adrenaline rush of being scared while being safe.

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When Employees are Learning

Learning as an adult can be challenging. Leaders need to foster an environment of psychological safety among its workforce that is in the midst of re-skilling itself.

It helps if leaders increase their levels of humility and empathy, focusing more on enabling the best in the employees.

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