While driving from the airport in Las Vegas, I mentioned to my driver that I was sad that my friend Danny Gans, the amazing entertainer, had passed away. The driver stopped at a red light turned to me and said “A few weeks after he died his name disappeared from all the billboards and taxi cab signs. Bam! He was gone and the town moved on without missing a beat or him.”
It occurred to me that while Vegas can’t afford to miss Danny because the show must go on, his family is the ones who miss him more than anything. The people who have seen him perform and have been inspired by his talent, life story and faith miss him… and I miss him.
Thinking of Danny reminds me to do my best to make an impact on others and the world. I also want to encourage you to do the same. Live in such a way that people will miss you.
Smile like you mean it.
Be an encourager.
Share your gifts and talents.
Show people you care.
Be positively contagious.
Help others be their best by giving them your best.
Knowing how you want to be remembered helps you decide how to live today. And living in such a way that people will miss you ensures you will leave the greatest of legacies – lives impacted by your life….Continue reading at the new InspireMeToday.com!
Jon Gordon is the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Energy Bus.