THE POWER OF UNIQUENESS !
Today, I asked my mentor – a very successful business man in his 70’s – what his top 3 tips are for success. He smiled and said, “Read something no one else is reading, think something no one else is thinking, and do something no one else is doing.
WHAT IS SUCCESS ?
Today, I interviewed my grandfather for part of my research paper I’m working on for my Psychology class. When I asked him to define success in his own words, he smiled and said, “Success is when you look back at your life and the memories make you smile.
LOOKING BACK !
Today, as my father, three brothers, and two sisters stood around my mother’s hospital bed, my mother uttered her last coherent words before she died. She simply said, “I feel so loved right now. We should have gotten together like this more often.”
SHARING IS THE WAY OF CARING !
Today, I was traveling in Kenya and I met a refugee from Zimbabwe. He said he hadn’t eaten anything in over 3 days and looked extremely skinny and unhealthy. Then my friend offered him the rest of the sandwich he was eating. The first thing the man said was, “We can share it.”
A FATHER’S ADVICE !
Today, my father told me, “Just go for it and give it a try! You don’t have to be a professional to build a successful product. Amateurs started Google and Apple. Professionals built the Titanic.