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The Only Strategy: Musashi Miyamoto's Legacy

The Only Strategy: Musashi Miyamoto's Legacy

The one strategy worth spending a lifetime mastering is recognizing how to win... There is nothing that can’t be turned into an advantage. A broken sword, an enemy, an angry co-worker, or a dismissive loved one. All have a use. It is our duty to find that use and capitalize on it.  Complaints serve no use and no time should be spent on things that have no use....

Taking Right Action without Expectations

Taking Right Action without Expectations

...At all decision points what should matter most is not just the result of an action, but that right action was taken.  Good results can be received without good intentions and bad intentions can lead to good results.  In fact, results in themselves are neither good nor bad. The quality of a result is a matter of perception.  We don't need well intentioned action, but simply constant intentional right action is what is required.

Living 100% Out of Your Comfort Zone: Thoughts on Richard Branson

Living 100% Out of Your Comfort Zone: Thoughts on Richard Branson

Sir Richard Branson has put himself in a constant state of intentional discomfort.  His life story is madness.  He is the model for growth through making yourself uncomfortable.  He has said,  "I don’t think it would be much fun to not to be outside my comfort zone.” His overall business model and approach to life seems to be...

Taking Total Control

Taking Total Control

Circumstances aren’t inherently good or bad. We decide whether they are good or bad and whether we are fortunate or unfortunate.  Accepting the perception of others about whether a situation is good or bad will only hold you back from progress....

Successful Businessmen Say Persistence Drives Success - Growth Talk

Successful Businessmen Say Persistence Drives Success - Growth Talk

This simple quote guides me every time I ask myself what it takes to be successful.  As human beings we have a tendency to complicate what it takes to be successful, but at our core we all know that the only difference between failure and success is persistence....