Joan Murray was 47 years old. She had a successful marriage, raised two beautiful twin girls and had finally started to enjoy life. She had a career at the bank that she loved even though sometimes it took too much of her time.
Huang Guofu was playing outside with his friends when he was four. It was rural China. 1975. He grabbed onto a wire that was dangling nearby — and had the shock of his life.
Although he came from a family with significant money, George Steinbrenner’s strict German father, Henry, refused to just hand everything to George on a silver platter.
Doing the right thing isn’t always easy. In fact, it’s not always easy to know what “doing the right the right thing” actually is.
It’s no secret that you need momentum in order to accomplish your goals. Especially your business goals.
As he sat down in his Porsche 911 and wrapped his hands around the wheel, Magnus Walker felt the thrill he feels every time he sits in one.
Momentum is the single greatest superpower that you can develop. Building it. Maintaining it. Safeguarding it.
You are either valuable. Or you’re not. It’s as easy as that.
There are stories told that have moved generations. Legends that have empowered unlikely heroes to achieve outrageous success. Books that have inspired massive breakthrough for an entire hemisphere.
It doesn’t matter whether you are an entrepreneur, an actor, business leader, or just trying to get ahead — you’re going to have to make it through the dog days of disappointment and setback.
While you might think that your fear protects you, it usually just limited to.
There’s no historical requirement that you were already committed or boot camp you have to graduate from in order to be committed.
To be committed to one thing means that you’re uncommitted to everything else.
Andy Bowen stepped — rather, fell — out of the boxing ring. He had just fought in the longest boxing match in history. Against an opponent, every bit is equal, named Jack Burke.
You have the chance to be an overnight success story.
A few weeks ago, I found myself on a plane to Laguna Beach, California to attend a conference.
Your thoughts aren’t magic. What you dream about at night is the result of who you are. Your thoughts are the realization of your subconscious. Whether that is good or bad.
It’s a horrible feeling to know that you have failed. It’s debilitating. Deep in your soul.
Imagine being just out of high school and waking up every single day wishing you hadn’t graduated.
The idea of hard work is usually misunderstood.