Tag: life


Begin your new year with,

Letter from the future

Write a letter dated December 31st 2015 as though your year is complete.

Write about how wonderful the year was.

Include all the different areas of your life – be as detailed as possible.

Include your feelings and emotions.

Assess how you make a Change

Write about your present current reality of


On another day,

Write your Vision for next year (2016) for all above areas.

Respond honestly to the following:

Your achievements and highlights of 2014…

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Entrepreneurship Is Hard, But You Can’t Die

Have you experienced when everything life could throw at you at one time with minimum direction and almost no rules?

Those startup days?

We sleep peaceably in our beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on our behalf. — Unknown

Everyone has events that shape the rest of their lives. This was one of mine.


In the early 1970s, the U.S. was fully engaged in the war in Vietnam. Most of the fighter planes used to support the war were based in Thailand, or from aircraft carriers (or for some B-52 bombers, in Guam.)

It would be decades before I would realize I had an unfair advantage.

I had grown up in a home where I learned how to live in chaos and bring some order to my small corner of it.

For me, a war zone was the first time all those skills of shutting out everything…

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Words that will transform your life and leadership

Steve leaned back, crossed his arms, and sighed.

“It’s not right! My VP expects me to hit these numbers, but customers want updates, and research is focused on new products and won’t give me the time of day.”

He shook head. “I guess I’ll go down to R&D and tell them they’ve got to change their attitude. This just sucks!”

“How do you think that will work?”

“It won’t! But what else can I do?”

When life isn’t fair

Does it sound familiar? You might have been in such a situation more than once.

You’re working hard, you take your work seriously, and then you’re confronted with obstacles. These are not your fault. You didn’t ask for them, but there they are, staring you in the face, keeping you from moving forward.

Every leader is faced with unfair, difficult circumstances at some point.

Many people will spend years or even their entire life stuck in the quicksand of “not-fair-despair.”

But it’s also the moment where leaders are born…

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Life isn’t fair

Let’s face it, life isn’t fair.
Majority just aren’t born with a silver spoon in our mouth, or
as Donald J Trump (American business magnate, television personality and author) puts it, the ‘Lucky Sperm Club.’

The good news is none of your life’s circumstances are cast in stone.
Many women and men encountered great hardships and countless exasperating failure before they got to where they were.

On March 14, 1879, a infant who would later redefine what humanity knew about their world was born in Ulm, Germany.
However, he wasn’t exceptionally bright as a child…

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