You can have the talent, you can have the resources, you can have the support system, but if you don’t have the drive, a deep burning desire to become the absolute best in your field, #1 in whatever it is that you’re trying to do, be it arts, sports, business, anything at all, you won’t go very far. In order to go far, you need to have a deep burning
Everyone wants results, in all things. But, it’s not so easy to get results. There are obstacles that come in our way. We work (sometimes incessantly) to find a way overcome these obstacles. But, what if we can’t find a way to overcome these obstacles? The answer lies in one word – Pivot. Pivoting does not mean changing your goal. But rather, finding a different way of reaching your goal.
The four stages of learning are: Mimicking Understanding Personalizing Improving Let’s say you want to improve your flexibility. But you don’t know how. So, how do you start? Mimicking others you want to learn from You enroll in a yoga studio, and begin mimicking your instructor’s moves. You don’t necessarily understand why they are doing certain moves, but you do your best and follow. Understanding the meaning behind the actions
I attended many motivational seminars in early-to-mid 2000’s. During one of the talks, the speaker asked, “Do you know how to become a broke 40-year old engineer?” He answered his own question, “Go find a 40-year old broke engineer. Ask him how he got to where he is in life. Then, go ahead and do those exact same things. You too will become a 40-year old broke engineer.” Then he
I was listening to The Empire Podcast Show recently. The episode featured David Meltzer. He mentioned two words that perked my ears. He described his life as “Blissfully Dissatisfied”. I thought, this is genius. It ought to be a way of life. Let me explain. I am constantly pursuing something or the other. I don’t stay still. These days, I am working towards building my physical endurance. I want to