He is an American film actor, producer, environmentalist and social philanthropist. He became world wide sensation, after release of James Cameron’s movie Titanic 1997. He has been nominated six times for Oscar but ultimately won his first Oscar in 2016 for his movie The Revenant. This very movie earned him his first BAFTA award too in 2016. He widely considered as the modern great of films, mainly due to his versatility and choices of tough roles. The Wolf of Wall Street, Body of Lies, Shutter Island, Inception, Catch Me If You Can, Romeo Juliet, The Great Gatsby, The Basket Ball Diaries, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood are his other big and notable contributions for entertainment industry. In addition to acting, he’s the founder of his own production company, named Appian Way Productions. In October 2015, Appian Way acquired the movie rights for a book about the Volkswagen emissions scandal. His production portfolio includes hit movies, dramas and documentaries.
In early 90s, He started his career by appearing in television commercials after which he had recurring minor roles in TV series. He began his film career by with an average role in horror drama Critters 3 in 1991. He got critique attention in his supporting role in the drama What’s Eating Gilbert Grape in 1993. The Motion Pictures Drama The Aviator 2004, earned him a Golden Globe in the role of Howard Hughes.
In side of all those; he is a committed environmentalist. He formed Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation in 1998 to create awareness on sustainable living on earth. He believes that raising awareness on the most pressing environmental issues of our time is more important than ever, because we only get one planet. Protecting our future on this planet depends on the conscious evolution of our species. Because global warming has grown beyond the choices that individual make. Due to his philanthropic work on environment change, United Nations Secretary announced him as Messenger of Peace in 2014 and he also addressed United Nations Assembly on impacting environmental issues.
Here is a list of life lessons, top rules & self-help quotes from Leonardo DiCaprio:
Standout From The Crowd
Give your best for every given opportunity. Take every opportunity as your last chance and give your full with sincere efforts. This will create standout position for you, even if not immediately but definitely. Only this way you will be remembered in the minds of those, who will enable you to be great.
Have a Self-Adulation of Your Work
When you are doing things that you love doing; then don’t think and don’t even care about what comes next and what it will generate for you. Think out of material rewards. If things give you happiness, comfort and self-fulfilment; then you have it all. Don’t care about what people say, what it will earn for you. Mind it success comes from within you, not from outside. Start taking pride of what you are doing and eventually things will come in your way. If you are an artist, sportsman or hobbyist by passion, then you will definitely going to achieve material goals during your journey.
Create & Live Fun
Enjoy the ride without thinking about the results. Create fun in everything you are doing or want to do. This will help you keep calm & cool and keep you away from burnouts.
If you can do what you do best and be happy, you’re further along in life than most people.DiCaprio Motivational Quotes
Have a thrust and hunger for doing better and better every time. Regardless of at what stage of your career, your profession or your service you are. Be constantly dissatisfied with yourself and keep asking for more and more. This will keep pushing you. This will going to break inertia in you.
Always Be Improving
Always try to brush up on your old ways, methods and techniques. Trying better and better is a constant behaviour not a stage to achieve. It is incredibly important if you want to be successful in life, career and business. Leo never took any formal acting coaching, but he did improvise and improve himself with every lost nomination and opportunity. He even took his formal training while he was producing his first movie.
You can dream of a moment for years and still somehow miss it when it comes. You’ve got to reach through the flames and take it, or lose it forever. I took it.Quote From This Boy’s Life 1993
Create Great Gathering & Admire People Around
Choose and surround yourself with great and cheerful people in your life. As this will give you strength and will help you to keep compose in the times of distress and hopelessness. They are and will be your driving force. This includes your family, friends and might be your colleagues. Always be thankful to them and be admirer of them.
Count Great Opportunities
This life is full of opportunities, but not every opportunity is for you. Some opportunities are more important than other. The only struggle is must have to choose wisely the right opportunities. Pick carefully and then make every taken opportunity count. Your choice will make you who you are going to be and how will you be remembered.
Be Self Driven
Always have a driving force and motivation in life to excel. Starts with a small goal and keep building your way upward based on those small achievements. Always look forward and keep interested in things you are doing.
Pay close attention to people, who don’t clap when you win.Leonardo Inspirational Quotes
Have Strong Conviction
Dicaprio once dropped a lucrative movie proposal for The Gilbert, which prove to be turning point for him. He had that conviction of doing difficult, doing serious and doing meaningful, which prove to be pinnacle point for his career. Don’t rush into temporary benefits instead go for longer term goals which will build sustainable long term success for you. Leonardo has a strong conviction of making career in acting right from meagre age of 9 years. He got rejected many times, but he with the support of his father remained stuck for his life aims.
Be thankful for the hard times, for they have made you.Leonardo DiCaprio Self Help Quotes
Create & Tell Your Success Stories
If you don’t sell your success story and your journey, no one will do it for you. Don’t be shy of telling how good you are and how you get up there.
A man’s legacy is determined by how the story ends.Quotes from Leo