WEEK 3 – SEPTEMBER 2006
It has been a sad time in Australia with the tragic passing of a great Australian legend Steve Irwin, who was fatally wounded by a stingray while filming an underwater scene off Australia’s Great Barrier Reef just two weeks ago. He was a fabulous ambassador for all Australians, a great entertainer and a conservationist who won people’s hearts all over the world. Because he was so Aussie and so passionate, just about everything Steve Irwin said was educational and inspirational.
I believe that education is all about being excited about something. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message.
I have no fear of losing my life – if I have to save a koala or a crocodile or a kangaroo or a snake, mate, I will save it.
Yeah, I’m a thrill seeker, but crikey, education’s the most important thing.
Fear helps me from making mistakes, but I make lot of mistakes.
Where I live if someone gives you a hug, it’s from the heart.
“Crikey!” (means gee whiz, wow!)
Thank you for YOU, Steve. You will live on forever in our hearts.
With love and gratitude
Ann Quinn, Ph.D
Peak Performance Specialist
Quintessential Coach, Consultant, Speaker & Author