Graduate with woman by her sideInspiration can come from any number of sources—nature, art, poetry—but perhaps it is at its greatest when it comes from someone, rather than something. By striving to be “the best you” and living a life of purpose, not only will you find yourself inspired, but you will also inspire others. Here is a list of common attributes found in those who inspire others. Which are indicative of you today? Which will be indicative of your tomorrow? The choice is yours. Inspire!

Show kindness
Be courageous
Give back
Be open-minded
Be spontaneous
Do what’s right
Make people feel special
Set goals
Be a role model
Be honest
Be grateful
Show humility
Show compassion
Smile
Fight for something
Be a lifelong learner Stay positive
Help others
Be prepared
Take initiative
Master your talents
Don’t quit
Enjoy each day
Love fully and deeply
Don’t settle
Don’t judge
Show respect

At Walden University, we are inspired every day by the accomplishments of our students and graduates. Find out who inspires our most recent graduates, as they celebrate together at the Walden University commencement ceremony.

What Inspired You To Chase Your Dream

What Inspired You to Chase Your Dreams
Walden’s Class of 2016 shares their inspiration and what motivated them to share their dreams.
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