Knowledge Building

The world is changing at a geometric pace. For us to keep up and compete we need to do today what others won’t.  If you doubt the level of change, I recommend you watch a couple of NVIDIA videos. Learning, reading and consuming knowledge really is the currency of the...

“Ownership Yourself”

I read Jocko’s book and needless to say this guy is a true warrior.  Jocko was a Seal Team Chief leader.  Chris Kyle (American Sniper) was part of his team.  I wanted to share this for two reasons:      Be sure to thank a Veteran Take Ownership of yourself and...

“Continuous Learning”

Learning and staying on top of your game is the only way you can strive and improve in your career or in anything you do. I want you guys to review some of these posts and get a real understanding of what is happening in technology.  People may be passionate about the political...

“Communication”

Effective communication is required for continuous learning and improvement.  A couple of critical aspects of communication: Active Listening Mirroring – Reconfirming your understanding of what was said Measured outcomes with actions. Sticking to the facts is much easier...

“Discipline and Determination”

Grit, discipline and determination are all muscles that develop with use.  The more you do, the better the results.  Tthings are changing fast and we are required to do the necessary learning to not only survive but thrive. Quote of the week: If you care at all you will get some...

“The Winning Objective”

I watched a documentary on John Wooden.  His success pyramid is very interesting and you should check it out. What struck me was the way he got his team to work as unit.  He removed all pressure of win/lose with a very simple concept. Quote of the Week If you do your absolute...

Quote of the Week – “Dream Big”

Big problems lead to big solutions.  This is why Telsa merging with SolarCity and  vertical manufacturing will change the world.  This is a great video on leverage and Utility. Tackling hard problems always breads criticism and skepticism.  Knowledge flows in this direction: 1....

Quote of the Week – “Procrastination”

Servant Leadership Simplicity Reliability Speed Do today what others won’t so we can do tomorrow what others can’t Team: Doing new things can be uncomfortable.  Starting is the most difficult part.  This leads to procrastination.  I have seen this specifically with...

Quote of the Week – “Its all about relationships”

Do today what others won’t so you can do tomorrow what others can’t Evaluating your relationships is a good practice.  Are they taking you to where you want to go?  Remember that you are the average of the top 5 people you spend the most time with. Relationships are...

Quote of the Week – “Purpose”

Do today what others won’t so you can do tomorrow what others can’t. Living life with significance and purpose results in fulfillment.  Questions to ponder when you schedule your thinking time.  (You are scheduling thinking time each week right?) What is my purpose?...
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