I am reading “Decision Points” by George W. Bush. Regardless of politics, it’s fascinating t0 read the account of what shaped him and influenced his decisions, as well as of some of the motivational forces that propelled him forward.
It turns out that the day after his dad lost his presidential race, George W. was running Houston marathon. At some point he was passing by his parents that were coming out of church.
He writes, “Dad encouraged me in his typical way. “That’s my boy!” he yelled.
Mother had a different approach. She shouted, “Keep moving, George! There are some fat people ahead of you!”
The next day he decided to run of governor of Texas…