What I learned from Snoop Blogg

“I want to thank me for believing in me.
I want to thank me for doing all this hard work.
I want to thank me for having no days off.
I want to thank me for never quitting.
I want to thank me for always being a giver and trying to give more than I receive.
I want to thank me for trying to do more right than wrong.
I want to thank me for always being me.”

The message here could be “Thank yourself.” And I think that is partly right. That was my initial reaction watching the video – that I should thank myself.

But my intuition tells me this is a much deeper learning lesson than just giving yourself credit for what you’ve done. It’s about becoming the kind of person who deserves that credit.

It’s about working your butt off until you’re in a position to say those things and actually mean them. So that you can truly stand over your Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and thank yourself seriously.

I thank myself now. But I know that there is so much further to go, and right now, I’m committed to doing the second part of the sentence so I can do the first part later – I’m doing the believing in me, I’m doing the hard work, I’m doing the having no days off, I’m doing the never quitting. So that in the future I can do the thanking.