24 Inspirations from a Legend: KOBE

A painted gift for the brother because Legends Never Die.

1. It’s the one thing you can control. You are responsible for how people remember you-or Don’t. So, don’t take it lightly.

3. Everything negative — pressure, challenges — are all an opportunity for me to rise.

5. Definition of greatness: Is to inspire the people next to you.

7. What does losing feel like it to you? It’s exciting. It means you have different ways of getting better. It sucks to lose, but at the same time there are answers right there.

[Kobe continues] What’s hard is learning how to face it. You got to deal with it [to better prepare for what’s next.]

9. How do you cut through cloudy emotions? I try to be still. And understand that things come and go. Emotions come and go. To accept them all. To embrace them all. That you can choose to do with them, want you want. Versus being controlled by emotion. [..consumed by fear]

Kobe discusses his Mamba mentality on topics such as purpose, balance, and loss.

11. Micheal Jordan talks about Kobe: In the game of basketball, in life as a parent, Kobe left nothing in the tank. He left it all on the floor.

Kobe + Shaq a duo that was meant to beautifully challenging.
Shaq’s immense love for his little brother Kobe will forever be remembered.

13. Kobe to Sabrina Ionescu (WNBA-Oregon): Be you. It’s been good enough and that will continue to be good enough. / You have too much to give, to stay silent.

15. Rest at the end, not in the middle. (A quote that inspired him)

17. The beauty in being blessed with talent is rising above doubters to create a beautiful moment.

19. Haters are a good problem to have. Nobody hates the good ones.They hate the great ones.

21. Once you know what failure feels like, determination chases success.

23. You need to figure out a way to invest in the future of your family and friends. This sounds simple, and you may think it’s a no-brainer, but take some time to think on it further. I said INVEST. I did not say GIVE.

Lewis Howes School of greatness sparks insightful conversation about focus
Vanessa Bryant’s speech at Kobe and Gianna’s celebration of life.

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