What should we all learn from Sir Winston Churchill? To never give up. No matter how many times Churchill thought his career, his life, was over, he got up, dusted himself off and charged forward again with a clearer image of the goal in mind.
The British bulldog was a symbol of pluck, courage, and strength. During WWII, Winston Churchill embodied these traits and took on that symbolism and was later likened as “The British Bulldog.”
Every April 9th is Winston Churchill Day, and we’re taking our time to remember his great leadership during the war.
So who was Winston Churchill, and why is this British leader so important to us today, more than half a century later?
Winston Churchill is accredited to ending the dark regime of Hitler.
Winston Churchill was also a Nobel Prize winner for Literature in 1953
He was an avid painter, simply for the joy of the hobby. His Great Grandson, Duncan Sandys attributes his heightened observational skills on the battlefield to his painting, and it allowed him to see the entire picture.
Head to the National Churchill Museum for a complete list of his writing to read his words yourself.
Today we can look to Winston Churchill for guidance, and take his words to heart for when we might feel defeated. His words can be fitted on the battlefield of war, and the battlefield of life and your jobsearch. “Never give in. Never give in. Never, never, never, never—in nothing, great or small, large or petty—never give in, except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force. Never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.”