My toddler son does not enjoy wearing gloves. Ever. In fact, he would rather scream and cry in the cold bitter wind than wear the gloves I put on his hands for the fourth time. He makes quite the point to pull off those gloves with vengeance each time we put them on.
American business is fast paced, entrepreneurial and built on rugged individualism. While many nations have business cultures that run away from risk and avoid 'breaking new ground' at all costs, US business seeks them out almost like a moth is drawn to light.
You may be wondering, just how exactly was Kerri Strug able to push through excruciating pain and the pressure of a nation on her shoulders during the most important performance of her life? The answer is actually quite simple... mental training.
To build the company, I was able to attract high-quality executives. Our major customers were big telecom names like WorldCom
These outward displays of strength and grit are aptly called "ninjuries," and are worn as a badge of honor!
Thomas (above, with a young visitor to her studio) first started selling her paintings when she was 12. They were bought
Learning to balance work, school, and personal commitments is often difficult for first-generation students, and Amelia feels that the lessons she has learned in this area have been some of the most important.
Being successful is en vogue. It always has been. Having success can lead to a happier and better life.
We might be knocked down for a while, but we will get up again. Everyone's career has highlights and lowlights -- if it were all vanilla, we could be accused of not trying hard enough. Fulfilling our potential is all about putting ourselves out there and being ready to not quite make the grade.
Actor and author Hill Harper encourages us to ignore the haters and chase after our dreams, no matter how big they are. As a member of The National Honor Society, Hill stresses the importance of education and how his dream of attending Brown and Harvard University shaped the person he is today, even if others told him it was an impossible goal.