Tag Archives: success

When to Begin Anew

“If things are not failing, you are not innovating enough.” –Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors “Bad shit is coming. It always is in a startup. The odds of getting from launch to liquidity without some kind of disaster … Continue reading

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Successful Failures: When We Want to Succeed but Can’t

by Craig Forman We all want to succeed. So, one of the trickiest decisions in business is knowing when to ‘pull the plug’ on a failing initiative. With so much at stake (employee careers, investor expectations, client needs – to … Continue reading

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Shift Your Thinking to Optimism in the Face of Fear

By Judith E. Glaser Are Your I-Centric Habit Patterns Getting the Best of You? We live in a world of moving targets. Once we get into routines we feel comfortable, and from comfort comes confidence. Yet in a world of … Continue reading

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Simple Courage: Face the Facts for Behavior Change

by Sandra Ford Walston There is a direct correlation between your “courage quotient” and your “success quotient.” When you begin to live in the present you recognize when you are selling your soul. For example, people assume that finding a … Continue reading

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Loss and Failure,Increasing Your Batting Average at Work

by Richard French The number of youth players in baseball has been declining over the last several years. It’s hard. You hit a round ball with a round bat and it’s a game of attrition and failure. There is no … Continue reading

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The Power of Response-ability

“Response-ability” is part of Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits.  I recently read about this in his classic powerful book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. I know, not a new book, but something you can read over and over and … Continue reading

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How to Build Opportunity Creating Behavior

by Craig Forman How Former Senator Bill Bradley Creates More Luck in His Life One person who epitomizes many of the best opportunity-creating behaviors I describe in my new book Be Luckier in Life, is former Presidential candidate Senator Bill Bradley. His accomplishments and achievements … Continue reading

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How Successful People Make Themselves ‘Luckier in Life’

…and How You Can Too. by Craig Forman The two most important days in your life are the day you are born, and the day you know why. Unfortunately for some people, that second day never occurs. For lucky people, … Continue reading

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True Grit. The #1 Predictor of Success Video

Success can seem ephemeral. How do we acquire it?  Does it happen because we’re lucky? Or, because we’ve worked really hard? Or, is it because we’re so smart? Psychology professor Angela Lee Duckworth, who studies the predictors of success, says … Continue reading

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Top 7 Self-Mastery Skills

by Larry Lipman  1. Be Real. If you’re not being real, people will know, and you compromise your integrity. Being genuine is a gift to yourself and others. 2. Be Totally Present. This is a learned skill. 3. Work on Yourself. Listen … Continue reading

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