Growth

Can Childhood Freedom Shape A Future?

I grew up on a farm during the late 1940s and early 1950s, and from the time I was about four or five, I was allowed to wander the field alone as long as I didn’t go outside the fence line or try to cross the road. I was free to explore and come up with creative ways...

Transforming Experiences Into Multipliers

Unlike those who work within the protective layers of a bureaucracy, entrepreneurs have a very immediate and intimate relationship with the marketplace. When you’re successful, someone writes you a cheque. When you’re not successful … no cheque. This “feedback loop”...

Courage: The Key To Confidence

In 1965, I was drafted into the U.S. Army just as the Vietnam war was beginning. I was twenty-one years old. A few days into basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky, I would learn a new definition for fear and courage — valuable lessons that I use to this day. Boring...

How To Be Intentional And Grow Your Future

Purely from an ambition standpoint, there are two types of entrepreneurs. The difference between the two centers on how they each define their own success. One of them has discovered that tapping into their past with focused intentionality provides the secret to...

Forget About Giving 110%

I believe that much of the unhappiness on the planet comes from wanting a 100% result on any action you take, whether it’s in your business life or personal life. In other words, you will not take action, will not attempt to do anything, until you’re guaranteed it’s...