How to Succeed
Stephen R. Covey, author of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, died unexpectedly on Monday. The world is saddened by his passing, but has been blessed these 79 years by his life.
Get these two interviews.
In the movie A Long Song for Bobby Long, John Travolta’s character asks Scarlett Johansson’s to repeat the definition of procrastinate that he taught her. She replies:
To drag one’s ass in such a pathetic manner…as to ensure one’s place in life as a loser.” – A Love Song for Bobby Long
Noted author on books on power and strategy, Robert Greene, talks to a group at Yale University in 2010 about his favorite topics.
The first part covers Machiavellian intelligence, self-reliance, and more. The second part is a Q&A session.
Ice-T talks About Success
Even if you are not a rap music fan, Ice-T is still worth listening to for advice and insights into success.
Rocky Success Quote
Although I have yet to see any of the Rocky movies, this is a good quote to bookmark for the times when life knocks you down.
“The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It’s a very mean and nasty place… and I don´t care how tough you are, it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently, if you let it. You, me or nobody, is gonna hit as hard as life. But ain’t about how hard you hit… It’s about how hard you can get hit, and keep moving forward… how much you can take, and keep moving forward. That´s how winning is done. Now, if you know what you worth, go out and get what you worth. But you gotta be willing to take the hits. And not pointing fingers saying: You ain´t what you wanna be because of him or her or anybody. Cowards do that and that ain´t you! You´re better than that!” Continue reading