“Inveniam viam aut faciam.” That was supposedly Hannibal’s response to his generals’ advice that crossing the Alps by elephants is impossible.
It’s not good enough to be right. Or to do what you think is right. The hard truth about leadership is that to be effective you have to master the power of words. You have to master delivering those words in the right tone. A good example of this comes from perhaps the greatest ruler …
I’ve stopped giving other people advice. Well, not exactly. I still have as many opinions as I have always had, I’ve just realized that giving good advice is really hard to do. It’s almost automatic that I’ll give you bad advice. Not horrible, malicious advice — just insight and perspective that are completely unhelpful. And …
Great business plans get destroyed by bad personal behaviors.
It’s easy to talk about momentum when you are running a race — or even training for one. It’s not as easy to talk about it when it comes to business. Especially when you are trying to launch a new business idea.
It’s not always easy figuring out how and where you can add value when it comes to business. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t always be trying to figure it out how to make something better and newer.
Fanny pushed her heels back into the starting blocks. The wind blew.
Guy always knew that he wasn’t going to take the traditional approach to life.
How many times have you said, “I’d give anything to fix my money situation”?
Ursula had been told from a young age that she had three strikes against her.
Russ Solomon sat in his California home ranting to his wife about the horrible fashion choices of the stars.
Bob and Ruth Kretschmer lay hand in hand in their Medinah, Illinois home that they had shared for sixty years. The home that Bob Kretschmer built just for Ruth. The home they would raise their three children in.
There are numerous articles about the fine art of commitment. How to commit to yourself. How to be more committed. How you are sabotaging your commitments.
It’s a common misconception that if you are committed to something, the whole world should know and recognize you accordingly.
Stories inspire me. They empower me. They make me believe that no matter what I am going through, nothing is impossible.
You’re human. There’s no way to escape that.
Some days you aren’t feeling like you are up for the challenge in front of you.
If you want your team to be awesome, you’re going to have to be awesome first.
Your mind is more powerful than you might ever imagine. What you think about becomes your reality.
You can’t make progress without pain. It’s a simple as that.