History is replete with the amazing accomplishments of teams: Apollo 13, the survival and rescue of Captain Edwards, sequencing the human genome, and building the atomic bomb, all required near superhuman effort by remarkably focused teams. The ability to work in a team environment is crucial for success in any important endeavor. But, competition is human nature. There is a thrill that comes from working harder, excelling faster, surpassing your peers and becoming the best. Because of this competitive nature, it can be difficult for some people to become a true team … [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...]
The Word of the Day: Indefatigable
This is Ingredient #12 of an Outlier! How many of you have heard this word before? And how many of you truly believe you have practiced it in your own lives? Indefatigable Definition: Persisting tirelessly, going above and beyond, going the extra mile. This is one quality that you cannot lack if you want to become a true outlier. Outliers are exceptional people. They stand apart from the crowd. So how can you be indefatigable? First, determine what you think your barriers are. What is keeping you from reaching your goals? Next, realize that most of these barriers are either imaginary or … [Read more...]