What were you doing when you were 17? For many of us, this was a time of both disorientation and discovery, if spending way too much time updating the newest selife on social media, or heading to the nearest party. As for Cynthia Sin Nga Lam, this was a time to innovate the unexpected. This teen took full advantage of the period of cognitive growth by thinking abstractly to solve a problem. Lam was looking for away to help the millions of people lacking access to clean water and electricity. The Australian high school teen developed a device that purifies wastewater and creates power at … [Read more...]
Give it more gas, and empty the tank! Becoming indefatigable.
Empty Your Tank Have you noticed that action and success seem to go hand in hand? People of action are the ones who are finding success. Sitting and waiting for it to happen is no way to live life or be an entrepreneur and a leader. You have to work harder and smarter than everyone else. But what happens when the push of everyday life becomes too overwhelming and we find ourselves at a halt. We simply press on. We empty our tanks, we remain indefatigable. That all sounds well and nice doesn’t it, but how does one empty the tank? And what does it even mean? Today I will share with you what … [Read more...]