What does it mean to be a hero?
Many people believe heroes are ordinary people who do extraordinary things, says Kevin Brown, a motivational speaker who addressed the 2019 CUNA Lending Council Conference Wednesday in New Orleans.
“But we’re not ordinary,” he says. “The day you were conceived, you were dropped off at the pool with 100 million other kids. We’re all unique, but somewhere along the way we’re convinced that we’re ordinary.”
Heroes, Brown says, are people who help others with no strings attached.
“Heroes are those who choose not to be ordinary,” he says. “Too many people and leaders make ordinary choices every day. Heroes doing things differently than everyone else.”
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