I’m not a gambler, yet I would be entirely confident in betting that you’re a procrastinator just like I am. How can I be so sure?
Over the past year, I’ve been thinking a lot about the secret that every entrepreneur keeps: the fact that they procrastinate. They see it as an entirely negative experience, one they feel tremendously guilty about. They feel like a fraud, a failure. Because an entrepreneur’s entire life is results-driven, getting stuck is the worst possible situation they can find themselves in.
I’ve been working with entrepreneurs for more than four decades now, and my favorite type of entrepreneur to work with is a Game Changer.
Most people have a fixed mindset about how long they’ll live. Usually, this idea is based on statistics, heredity, and their own personal health. But the usual way of looking at longevity doesn’t apply to everyone, and there are a few simple ways you can increase the chances of prolonging your life.
In the early 1970s, about six months before I was to graduate from college, I was visiting a friend in Toronto and was introduced to someone that I just clicked with. This man was a creative director at Baker-Lovick, the second largest advertising agency in Canada at the time.