"Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose." ~Bill Gates
"When I get on stage, my first goal is not to show my expertise, but on the contrary, to give a bit of happiness, of joy, of cheerfulness. I am firmly convinced that in order to sing well, you must love your neighbor and be passionate about life." ~Andrea Bocelli
For 2018 I'm challenging myself to examine my need to be the smartest person in the room when I'm the trainer. In this post I share a first draft, followed by a request for your input and an invitation to join me.
"Change is a word... for a journey with stress." ~Seth Godin
"Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence." ~Hal Borland
"As long as we are persistent in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We cannot choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time." ~Denis Waitley
"Persistence and resilience only come from having been given the chance to work through difficult problems." ~Gever Tulley
A recent "failure" at explaining design thinking sent me in search of key distinguishing characteristics of a design mindset. Here are three.
"Stay committed to your decisions; but stay flexible in your approach." ~ Tony Robbins