Over this past month, I have been exposed to many individuals who have defied the odds of creating, building, and accomplishing their dreams. It has been inspiring to watch each of them succeed. I wanted to highlight four such individuals and collections of individuals to not only spread their word and give them heightened visibility; but, at the end of this article, I hope to shine a light on a few ‘lessons’ I gleaned, from their experiences.
I have not met a single person in my life who has not experienced stress at least ONCE in their life! So, when I meet with clients and executives who are stressed out, there are a few basic tips we go back to when we are bubbling over due to the demands of life and work.
Lately, many of my colleagues and clients have shared their desire to reconsider what they really want to do in this next chapter of their lives. These musings are not necessarily due to unhappiness in their current state (though some are, to be honest); yet, many simply have a desire to expand, stretch, and augment their lives, their revenue streams, and the way in which they contribute.
During the last few weeks of the year, most of us invariably plan on how we can make 2013 the best year ever. A few years ago, I wrote a piece about “one word resolutions” – which I still believe is one of the most succinct and powerful ways to produce change and focus. This year, I thought it may also be helpful to introduce my followers to a few incredible resources which may give you, your colleagues, and your team the support you need as we embark on 2013.