How to Succeed
What’s the secret to success?
Over the years I have seen a lot of attempts at providing an answer.
Most have not been very satisfying.
This is the best of the lot. It was left by a kind stranger at an atm.
How are elite troops in units like the Navy Seals trained to keep going when their mind and body wants to stop and give up? Eric Greitens, Rhodes Scholar, ex-Navy SEAL, and author of the book Resilience: Hard-Won Wisdom for Living a Better Life, explains how to apply the lessons of SEAL training to motivating yourself, and your team, at the office.
Every now and then I stumble across a bona fide gem in the field of motivation. This is one of them. Focus on systems not goals. In The Tycoon Playbook we go into this in detail. It’s about building systems for growth.
Someone sent me a link to this article in The Economist. If you have very young kids or plan on having kids someday, you’ll find some valuable advice on raising them to be successful.
Oftentimes the only difference between winning and losing is your attitude. The tennis great Vitas Gerulaitis embodied the champion attitude.