I’ve been involved in several cheer programs over the years and each of them was significantly different from the others. Each set their goal and definition of success uniquely and to each of them achieving that goal was paramount. The first’s goal was to perform the greatest routine ever performed. The program had already won… Continue reading Success is Everything
Forbes published 6 Ways Successful Teams Are Built To Last, discussing the characteristics of a good team builder and leader. History has shown us that it takes a special kind of leader with unique competencies and skills to successfully build great companies and teams.
Entrepreneur published 4 Winning Startup Strategies From Pro Football, discussing different paths to success. All-star franchises aren’t built overnight. As the leader, it’s your job to coach your team through major losses and other setbacks that every startup will face.
Forbes published How To Embrace Failure In Order To Become Successful, discussing learning from poor outcomes. Some view failure as the ultimate loss of control. It isn’t. You can’t control the stock market, market forces, the weather or the dismal response your last marketing campaign received. What you can control is your reaction to it.… Continue reading How To Embrace Failure In Order To Become Successful
Forbes published How To Tell In 10 Minutes If You’re Ready For The Success You Want, addressing how to prepare for success. In over 10 years of working with career professionals, I’ve seen that the majority of people who reach out to me are actually not in a state of readiness for the success they… Continue reading How To Tell In 10 Minutes If You’re Ready For The Success You Want
Forbes published Business Leaders Can Rebound From Failure By Borrowing Psychological Skills From Elite Athletes, discussing how to recover from poor performances. The way you think about past failures greatly influences your future performances. Nobody understands this better than elite athletes. When they fall down, strike out, or miss the game winning shot, they have… Continue reading Business Leaders Can Rebound From Failure By Borrowing Psychological Skills From Elite Athletes
Forbes published Why Successful People Don’t Crumble Under Pressure, discussing the responses of people under pressure. What separates good athletes from extraordinary athletes is often their ability to perform in high pressure situations. The best skills in the world aren’t valuable if athletes can’t perform in when it matters most – in competition. Two people… Continue reading Why Successful People Don’t Crumble Under Pressure
Business Insider published 17 Things Successful People Never Say, pointing out words lead to the actions that determine success or failure. Regardless of how you may define success, words will help manifest that vision into reality.
Entrepreneur published 9 Things Exceptionally Smart Entrepreneurs Do to Be Successful, discussing the differences between success and failure. In the words of Winston Churchill, “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts”. And this couldn’t be truer for founders.
John Greathouse published 23 Leadership Tips From Oprah Winfrey in Forbes. The tips are broken down into 4 areas: Fear – Channel It Failure – Refuse It Success – Envision It Humility – Exude It
Steve Blank published 9 Deadliest Start-up Sins. The article talks about mistakes young business make and many center around acting like an older, more established business. Assuming You Know What the Customer Wants The “I Know What Features to Build” Flaw Focusing on the Launch Date Emphasizing Execution Instead of Testing, Learning, and Iteration Writing… Continue reading 9 Deadliest Start-up Sins
Jay Goltz published Six Attributes of Successful Entrepreneurs in the New York Times’ You’re the Boss blog. This article talks about the things that aren’t taught in college or business school that great entrepreneurs need. Ambition Creativity Tenacity Risk Tolerance Intuition Personality