Entrepreneurship, investing, and life can become lonely roads. It’s easy to feel like we have the weight of the world on our individual shoulders. That’s why I love reminders from great teachers like hall of fame basketball coach John Wooden, who said “The main ingredient of stardom is the rest of your team.” No matter what [Continue Reading]
What Is Success? An Uncommon Definition From John Wooden
“Success is peace of mind that is the direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.” John Wooden, Wooden Success. What an important yet fuzzy concept. What does success mean to you? Is it a certain amount of money in the bank? Is [Continue Reading]
How Will You Motivate: Pride or Punishment?
“Pride is a better motivator than fear. I never wanted to teach through fear, punishment, or intimidation… Who would I prefer to work with, an individual who has great personal pride or one who is fearful of punishment? That’s an easy choice for me. Remember, pride comes when you give respect.” John Wooden, Wooden We [Continue Reading]
The Entrepreneur’s Success Mantra: Work on Your Business, Not In it
“Once you recognize that the purpose of your life is not to serve your business, but that the primary purpose of your business is to serve your life, you can then go to work on your business, rather than in it, with a full understanding of why it is absolutely necessary for you to do [Continue Reading]