Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.”
The movie, The Blind Side, is based on the true story of Baltimore Ravens offensive left tackle, Michael Oher.
There were some powerful lessons shared in the movie and I will detail the one lesson that resonated with me from a leadership and team perspective.
One book I keep referring back to over and over again is The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy.
It has been out for a few years now and was on the New York Times best-seller list when it was first released.
I found the lessons shared in the book to be very valuable so I’d like to share my quick review of the book.
Surveys have revealed that only 3% of the population set goals for themselves.
It is no coincidence that 3% of the population control around 95% of all the wealth in the world.
When it comes to setting goals, I have found that there are three levels that people set goals, as shown in the image below.
Being a fan of NBA Basketball, I found Phil Jackson’s book, Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success, extremely insightful and full of leadership lessons.
Phil Jackson is the most successful coach in American professional sports, having won six Championship rings with the Chicago Bulls and five with the Los Angeles Lakers, for a total of eleven rings.
Last month I had the opportunity to attend a conference at which Brendon Burchard, author of The Millionaire Messenger, was one of the speakers.
I have been a student of Brendon’s work for over three years now and it was the first time I had the opportunity to see him present live.
In 2012, one song took the world by storm and since being uploaded on YouTube, the video has become the most watched video of all time.
I am referring to Gangnam Style by PSY.
As someone who likes to study marketing, here are some lessons I think you can learn from the success of Gangnam Style and apply it to what you do.
Ever feel like you have so much to do that you literally don’t know what to do next?
It is so easy to overwhelmed today with all the technology and social media available to all of us.
Unless you have a regular process or discipline for reviewing what’s on your plate, becoming overwhelmed can have a serious impact on your performance, productivity and how you respond to situations happening around you.
I recently re-read Walter Isaacson’s biography, Steve Jobs and learned some powerful lessons that’s worth sharing.
While there are many lessons in the book about Steve Jobs’ life, there are nine that stood out for me.