We often hear the phrase, “Fake it till you make it.”
I know the loving intent people have when saying it, but it has dangerous consequences.
It’s a common catchphrase that suggests you imitate confidence so that the confidence produces success, which will seemingly generate real confidence.
But I have found that when people fake anything, they only produce more fakeness, and that leads to disconnect, trouble, misery and ultimately failure. Read More
Now this is stating the obvious, but starting a business is no easy task. And starting a business with little to no funding or experience can be downright daunting.
Yet entrepreneurs are out there doing it every single day. Most importantly, they are succeeding at it.
So what do they do to make it all work? Read More
This year marks the 20 year anniversary of meeting my personal mentor, Jim Rohn.
There is no question I would not be the man (or achiever) I am today if not for his mentorship.
Jim cemented my philosophical foundation and nourished my mind with ideas and ambitions never before imagined. Jim chiseled my character seminar by seminar, tape by tape, book by book, then CD by CD, hour by hour. Read More
Stop playing the game.a good narrative essay
Change the game.
Bringing your shade of vanilla to the market is no longer acceptable. You are going to have to add some chili pepper or foie gras (seriously, try Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream in San Francisco).
Today everyone can be an entrepreneur. But to win—win big, that is—you can’t just join the game that has been running for 20 years… heck, not even the last five. Read More
I read a Gallup report recently that cracked me up.
I laughed because I thought, “Of course!” But it made big news in the mainstream media.
This was the conclusion of an exhaustive Gallup study of 273,175 people from all 50 states done over 10 months:
“Entrepreneurs are healthier than everyone else.”
See, you laughed, right? Read More