The 5 Levels from Survival to Significance

The 5 Levels from Survival to Significance

There are five stages that people who start with nothing have to go through in order to build a life that matters – a life of significance.

Unlike the game of Monopoly where everybody starts with $1,500, not all of us start with the same advantages or opportunities in life. Some of us begin below the bottom rung, while others are blessed with a great beginning, such as having wealthy parents who may provide them with the tools to, at the very least, skip the first step, which is survival. Continue reading The 5 Levels from Survival to Significance

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4 Types of People in the World

4 Types of People in the World

King David, who was a skilled and able warrior himself, liked to surround himself with sheepdogs. The Scripture refers to them as ‘David’s mighty men’. They were skilled in the art of war. They were what we call today badasses. Sheepdogs have a tough exterior, and a kind heart. They have the ability to be strong, and yet gentle. They are the men’s men who love God, family, country – in that order. They are also… becoming more rare. Continue reading 4 Types of People in the World

No Guts, No Glory

No Guts, No Glory

As entrepreneurs, we are often reminded that failure is part of success. We are often told that it’s OK to fail. And we often do. In fact, stats show that most entrepreneurs succeed once in every eight failures. That’s just part of the game in business. Not so at the Olympics. These athletes have this unique chance once every four years. If they fail here and now, they can always hope to get another chance in four years – if they qualify. Now THAT’S pressure! Continue reading No Guts, No Glory

The Two Paths to Leadership

The Two Paths to Leadership

What makes an individual pursue leadership? I mean, deep down, what causes someone to become interested in leadership development and his own personal growth? Why would someone pursue this path of most resistance unless he is required to do so? Leadership is hard, and humans as a rule, prefer the path of least resistance. 

After having undergone much leadership training for myself in the last few years, I came to ask myself the questions, ‘Why did I begin this trek towards becoming a better leader?’, and ‘Why do others do it?’  Continue reading The Two Paths to Leadership