Discipline. A prerequisite for success.
Promote, encourage and support creativity. Help people break out of mundane routines and get them to create, lead and own their destiny.
Don’t fake it till you make it
Contrary to the popular advice, I don’t think you should fake it till you make it. Instead, be yourself and be who you are on your journey.
Why practical experience matters more than reading about it
Practical experience matters, a lot. If you have never done what you lead it is difficult to gain credibility and complete understanding of what it takes to successfully enable progress and new capabilities in those areas.
Don’t do it all alone
Empower others to contribute and succeed. Share, delegate and scale your operations for growth, size and relevance. Don’t do everything alone, invite and welcome others to join you on this collective and collaborative journey towards growth, improvements and success.
Movement is not achievement
While almost certainly one has to move to achieve things, movement alone is not enough. Being busy is a “badge of honor” for so many of us in the United States (much less in other parts of the world), but is being busy actually contributing to your desired outcomes and achievements? When was the last time you have audited your …
Don’t use age as an excuse
Your age is not an excuse for you not to switch industries or for you not to try something entirely new, perhaps a business of your own. Your age is not an excuse or a reason for you not to be the first one to accomplish something in your age group or among the few early success stories. If anyone …
Look for growth in your new job
Find your comfort zone, then leave it. As you arrive at a new place pay attention to whether you are challenged to grow and learn as that is a good place to be a part of long-term. Learning new things and failing along the way is part of career growth and advancement so don’t doubt yourself for a second as …
Time doesn’t stop for anyone, don’t waste it
Time. The value of time. It is something you can’t buy or acquire. We all have 24 hours in a day, what matters is how we use those hours each day.
Greatness requires discipline
Greatness requires discipline. While your talents and innate abilities are outside your immediate control, what you can control is work, effort, energy and commitment. All of which require you to be disciplined and intentional with your time, responsibilities and priorities.