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Life is a Choose Your Own Adventure Book – Part 2

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It is not the brightest who succeed… Nor is success simply the sum of the decisions and efforts we make on our own behalf. It is, rather, a gift. Outliers are those who have been given opportunities — and who have had the strength and presence of mind to seize them.” – Malcom Gladwell, Outliers

Many think that successful people only got where they are because they were lucky or because of who they knew, but that’s an oversimplification of circumstances. Successful people built a foundation through preparation, so that when opportunities presented themselves they were ready to take advantage of them.Continue Reading →

INSPIRE CONFIDENCE

This post goes hand in hand with my previous post, TRUST YOUR TEAM. Without trust you will never inspire confidence. To inspire confidence you need to first and foremost allow people to fail. This may seem counter intuitive, but in reality it is the foundation to build confidence. Fear of failure is the number one reason people never take risks. And since risk-taking is the number one trait of successful people, your team will never be successful if they are afraid to fail.

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