Lessons Learned – Week of August 29, 2010

This week is the start of new college football season, so this is a college football theme with a ton of inspiration. This is a must see story about Jake Olson, a 12-year-old USC Trojan fan from California. He has become a staple of the USC football program since last season. The following video shows you why (ESPN did this piece at the end of last year). This one is guaranteed to weigh on your emotions. Seriously, I’ve never seen such optimism in someone. You’ll get your inspirational fix for weeks after watching this story:

Lesson Learned: There are a ton of lessons one can learn from this, but as a wise person once said, “Winning every battle does not define your character as much as how you handle yourself in moments of defeat”

About Jim Kinmartin - Business Insurance & Risk Management Broker

Jim is a California licensed Property & Casualty AND Accident & Health insurance agent working at the ISU - Olson Duncan Insurance brokerage in Torrance, CA. He grew up in Fullerton, CA and graduated from Servite High School in Anaheim and Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles and currently lives in Long Beach, CA. Have questions? Just ask! Or, follow Jim on Twitter at @JimKinmartin

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