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Success Thought of the Day – 10/21/21

If you want to execute, get the answers, learn the “how.”   If you want to improve or innovate, understand the questions that led to the answers. [Read More in the Post]

Success Thought of the Day – 10/20/21

“Scrappy” is an attribute associated with many bootstrapping entrepreneurs.  Their commitment to their passion and lack of resources allows their imagination to fill the gap and create solutions.

Don’t worry about what you don’t have; use everything that you do have.

Success Thought of the Day – 10/19/21

Colin Powell has always been one of my favorite people to quote. While reaching incredible heights, he maintained humility and never lost sight of the importance of people. #RIP

Success Thought of the Day – 10/18/21

Revisit the problem that burdens you the most. For a moment, forget rules, best practices, case studies, and even the luminaries that previously worked on the problem. [Read More in the post]

Success Thought of the Day – 10/14/21

Org charts would better portray leadership inversely printed with the leader at the bottom.

Leadership can be perceived as an authority from a distance. However, in the seat, leadership is serving others, helping them be their best, and collectively achieve the vision.

Success Thought of the Day – 10/13/21

Either way, you are going to spend time. You can proactively create or reactively unwind and revamp. 🤷🏾‍♂️

Success Thought of the Day – 10/12/21

Progress is the result of personal decisions and taking accountability. Placement is an outcome of several factors, many of which are beyond your control. Do your very best and be proud of your progress, regardless of placement.

Success Thought of the Day – 10/11/21

I participated in the Founders over 40 conference last week, sharing my story and lessons and learning from others. As Elizabeth Isele shared some of her work, she said, “I started that business when I was just 50 years old,” with such a vibrant tone. [Read More]

Success Thought of the Day – 10/6/21

During game days, NFL team sidelines are great examples of immersion within a community. Full engagement in the current play, reviewing and planning, caring for others, and ultimately, making each other better. [Read More]

Success Thought of the Day – 10/5/21

Consider a setback to be preparation. It is like pulling back an arrow, allowing you to be propelled forward with greater force.

Success Thought of the Day – 10/4/21

Keep chasing those ideas. Keep defying the conventional. Keep pushing for the change you want to see.

Success Thought of the Day – 9/30/21

One of my favorite movie scenes occurs during a listening session for a new song in The Temptations movie. Berry Gordy asked a critical question, “would you spend your last ten cents to buy this record?” If people did not say yes, the record wasn’t good enough to present to the world in his mind.

You must have those same types of filters as you develop your business ideas.

Success Thought of the Day – 9/29/21

“It hasn’t been done before” is only accurate until it is done. Sometimes you just need to be the one to do it.

Keep walking across those lines, my friends!

Success Thought of the Day – 9/28/21

Our eyes often catch things that are seemingly good for us.

Our hearts catch things that produce long-lasting joy. What a tremendous filter to use before your pursuit!

Success Thought of the Day – 9/27/21

When we use time wisely, we get better over time.

You define what is possible.

Success Thought of the Day – 9/23/21

By the way, yesterday is now the past.

Take the lesson learned and keep it moving! 

Success Thought of the Day – 9/21/21

Exhale and let that quote settle in.

Take a moment to celebrate yourself and the road you’ve traveled so far.

Success Thought of the Day – 9/20/21

Over the past few weeks, I have talked with many leaders expressing fatigue.  It is not surprising! The past two years have called for leaders to learn and act rapidly, use more emotional intelligence, and continually adjust.  We shared many ideas; my contribution was “lead on purpose.”

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