Courage to keep going

09/08/2013
Category: eBook, Life, Work
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Most people sign an unwritten contract every day. We trade a paycheck for predictability. Does your arrangement go something like this? Boss, you give me a predictable every-two-week paycheck, health insurance, projects to work on, lunch breaks, and a Christmas party, and I’ll give you my will, my dignity, my freedom of choice, my security, my sleep, and […]

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08/18/2013
Category: eBook, Life, Work
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It was very common for our grandparents to find a good company and hitch their wagon to it for the next thirty years. In the post-depression and post-WWII era, finding predictable work was a blessing. If you were able to work for a company like Ford Motor Company, then you were enrolled in their retirement […]

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08/13/2013
Category: eBook, Life, Work
Boss in a chair

Your boss, customers, company, and coworkers should not hold as much influence on you as they do. The verdict on your impact, your worth, your genius, and your value is not in their hands. Too much energy is consumed with interpreting our leadership’s appreciation and acknowledgement of our contribution. Do your dinner table conversations and […]

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07/21/2013
Category: eBook, Life, Work
Indentured Servant-NO

In medieval times, indentured servants worked the land of a king for a fixed number of years until their debt was paid in full. The king owned the field, the crop and the harvest yield. He got rich, he ate and drank as much as he liked, and the servants learned to live on the crumbs from his […]

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01/24/2013
Category: How to get started?, Podcast
bringing big ideas to light

Subscribe in iTunes 1200 entrepreneurs later the survey says…. According to Mario Schultzke, German immigrant turned entrepreneur and founder of IdeaMensch, in interviewing over 1200 entrepreneurs from across the globe there are a few essential keys to success for every entrepreneur trying to start something: You have to be all in. No one cares about […]

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How much time do you spend thinking about why you shouldn’t start creating something new instead of just doing it? How many statements of disqualification do you listen to everyday? Do you ever hear questions in your head like these? The truth is I hear this list a lot. And I even yield to its taunting voice. […]

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08/07/2012
Category: Why you should keep going?, Work
photo by ashokboghani

Have you ever stood on a precipice? In the high mountains of Colorado you can find them. They can be very steep, rocky, catwalks across the sky.  On one side the ledge gives way to a thousand foot drop over a series of connected troughs and boulders. On the other side, a sheer drop hundreds […]

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