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Have you ever visited Paris and had the pleasure of climbing the Eiffel Tower? The dizzying heights over looking majestic Paris! Even if you have not experienced this wonder, just close your eyes now and feel the moment. It is a true moment of awe and wonder.
When I first heard the words "lifestyle" and "entrepreneur" together, I assumed a) that the person who said it was kidding and b) that this was a job description for someone who helped entrepreneurs decide whether they should buy the Porsche 911 or the new BMW electric. It turns out the lifestyle entrepreneurs are actually the ones buying the luxury cars.
With each action step you take, your vision will get sharper, your days will be more joyous, and your creations will better showcase the true you. Remember that you're on a journey of discovery, and it's the journey that is the juiciest part (not the destination).
In 2013 I attended a talk by the queen of new media Arianna Huffington with some friends. During the talk she gave out her
Current publishing trends are such that writers need to have an author platform before an agent or editor will sign them on. An agent friend of mine told an audience at a panel we sat on together, "Get the TED talk first and then come talk to me."
On February 20th, 2015, I sent a compelling cold e-mail asking Seth Godin to be a guest on my podcast, "The Learning Leader Show." He wrote back: "Thanks Ryan. Check back in nine months when you've got a huge following, okay? Good luck."
Get to know yourself. When are you most successful with completing things? What works for you? Are you more productive at a certain time of day? Are there things that you find particular motivating? Who are your cheerleaders? Who will hold you accountable?
If you have read my articles for a while, you will know I love a good book. Ok, let's get real - I am completely obsessed with books. I have thousands of them in my house, piled up on every available surface.
Ahead of his time. Yes -- Seth Godin tells us to try things that might not work. Do work that matters, as he calls it. Best part? Do this and you automatically up your game as an entrepreneur.
Incredible teachers and school leaders struggle to motivate children and help them live extraordinary lives in a school system that worked well for the factory-based industrial economy, but falls flat to help our children thrive in our current economy.
You may have worked really hard in one career for a long time. You're well established, have a great reputation. Perhaps you're feeling it's time to switch things up. Or maybe you're earlier in your career and not liking how your brand is feeling. You need to reinvent yourself.