You don’t need more time…you just need to decide.
Everything must run through the idea-filter and you must choose. Great things are made by hard choices. It’s just how it is. If it were easy then everyone would do it but you’re not everyone are you? You can bring that idea to maturity but you must focus in on it and either pursue it with a passion or let it go.
I’ll be sure to practice this advice.
The acquisition graveyard is full of tombstones for the wasted efforts of bright minds. Minds that could have gone into building lasting companies with a shot at significance.
Exactly. Don’t try to get rich quick. Instead, build something that you can be proud of. Build something that lasts.
In a world where labor does exactly what it’s told to do, it will be devalued. Obedience is easily replaced, and thus one worker is as good as another. And devalued labor will be replaced by machines or cheaper alternatives.
Another interesting piece by Seth Godin. He vividly explains why we shouldn’t commoditize skilled labor.
If you were working for us, here are some of the things you would have done last week…
What a great way to qualify potential job applicants! What would happen if more companies used this approach for hiring, rather than posting an outdated job description?
Blockbusted: A Netflix Knock-Out, Bad Metaphors on the Path to the Movie Monster's Bankruptcy | Fast Company
An interesting article about Blockbuster’s bleak future. I remember the days when going to a storefront to rent movies (and video games) was the highlight of the weekend. Now, I can stream video from my Mac, iPhone, or Wii.
I’m sorry, Blockbuster. It’s time to close up shop.
Source: Fast Company
In this photo provided by China’s Xinhua News Agency, a Shaolin student shows his skill at Tagou Wushu School in Dengfeng, a city in central China’s Henan province Sunday, July 11, 2010. A soccer team of Shaolin students was established in the school recently. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Wang Song)
If you take a trip up a mountain by yourself, you’re not a leader; you’re an achiever. A leader takes people somewhere. And they take the people not only where they want to go but also beyond where they believe they can go.
John Maxwell’s response when Michael Myatt asked what is the primary role of a leader. This interview has lots of good quotes—a must-read for leaders, no matter where in your journey.