It’s easy to get discouraged when you have a bad day and things aren’t quite going your way.
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.
Let’s be honest, you can spend years of your life wondering why you aren’t in a job that makes you happy. Why you wake up every day in business relationships that are negative — draining you of your ambition and joy.
Russ Solomon sat in his California home ranting to his wife about the horrible fashion choices of the stars.
Make no mistake, the most difficult personal relationships to maintain are your romantic ones.
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.
Twenty-three-year-old Mark McMorris sailed down the slopes of backcountry Canada with his brother and his friends. They were just taking a weekend to hang out together. Snowboard. Make some videos. No competitions. No pressure.
He’s probably the wealthiest Indian in America. But you wouldn’t know it if you walked into his scantily clad office or his modest two-story home.
For most of us, commitment is just a three syllable word used to force is to keep the promises we make to ourselves or others. For some, it’s a way of life.
Howard Schultz has always had an innate purpose to be compassionate.
It wasn’t that he hated farm life, it just wasn’t the life Henry Ford really wanted. The work was backbreaking most of the time. And boring. Nothing new ever happened.
Christina Wallace knows all about purpose.
In July of 2011, Kathryn Minshew woke up and slipped her feet into her slippers before they hit the cold floor.
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.
The chaos of the battle faded briefly from his mind.
He was alive. Or at least it was a dream. A good one to have.
On his ascent up Mount Kilimanjaro, Spencer West looked down at his dirt-stained hands and fingernails. He didn’t know how long it would take before they would be clean again. He had been walking for days.
Arnold Schwarzenegger said it best:
Maggy opened the door of the bishop’s palace and stepped out. Just outside the front door were her family. and friends. Members of her village and tribe.
Imagine being just out of high school and waking up every single day wishing you hadn’t graduated.