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-by Maria Popova of Brain Pickings: To not have entirely wasted one’s life seems to be a worthy accomplishment, if only for myself,” wrote Charles Bukowski in his magnificent letter of gratitude to the man who helped him quit a soul-sucking day job to become a full-time writer. But the quest to find one’s calling
A Comprehensive Guide To Surrounding Yourself with the People Who Won’t Let You Fail by Liz Seda of A Life on Your Terms and Scott Dinsmore of LiveYourLegend.net “You can either choose to hang around people who pull you down and mock you for going after big goals and thinking differently, or you can choose
When I was 16 years old I went to an event that changed my life… forever. It was hosted by a giant man. Not just any giant. This giant was the inspiring Tony Robbins. As I sat in my chair in the middle of 15,000 other people, I was amazed at how one man could have so much positive energy, and move an entire audience to take massive action… and get results. There was a moment when Tony actually walked next to me, and I felt a shift in my body when his voice rumbled through my chest. In that moment I decided I wanted to make that same impact on others. 15 years later, I have the pleasure of sharing with you my 1-on-1 interview with Tony, and I would love for you to watch or listen to it listen here
Culture – The Key to Execution by Tom Peters If you want to get things done, pay heed to Tom’s take on the importance of an organization’s culture: We could get by without the system … But we could not get by or get anything done without the “culture”—the discipline to follow up and attitude
by Marc de Jong, Nathan Marston and Erik Roth for McKinsey Insights It’s no secret: innovation is difficult for well-established companies. By and large, they are better executors than innovators, and most succeed less through game-changing creativity than by optimizing their existing businesses. Innovation and Creativity: In this engaging presentation, McKinsey principal Nathan Marston explains
by Todd Henry of The Accidental Creative : The best ideas are typically not “out of the blue” revelations. They are most often the result of multiple existing ideas converging at the right place and time, and yielding an insight. As Steven Johnson wrote about in his book Where Good Ideas Come From, brilliant insights