Posts Tagged ‘willing’

“Leadership is scarce because few people are willing to go through the discomfort required to lead.” -Seth Godin

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“‘Switching teams’ requires two things: 1) admitting you are wrong, and then 2) wholeheartedly embracing the new ‘correct’ thinking…. Switching teams requires a unique combination of humility and (oddly enough) confidence.

So my personal differentiator between ‘smart’ and ‘truly brilliant’ is simple: It’s how quickly you are willing to switch teams when you are proven wrong….

Changing your mind isn’t a loss… In fact, it can make you that much better and more effective at what you do. But it takes both guts and wisdom to understand that.” -Steve Sjuggerud

Life Plan

Posted: March 21, 2019 in Thought for the Day
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“I think you have to plan your life and be willing to stop at a moment and take a new opportunity when it fits within what makes sense to you.” -Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Decision Exchange

Posted: April 19, 2018 in Thought for the Day
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“Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it.” -H.L. Hunt

"Real economic progress is made by willing participants with skin in the game 
doing win-win trades with real money." -Bill Bonner

Dare to Do

Posted: July 9, 2014 in Thought for the Day
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“The person who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.  The sure-thing boat
never gets far from shore.” -Dale Carnegie

Urgency of Doing

Posted: February 24, 2014 in Uncategorized
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“I have been impressed with the urgency of doing.  Knowing is not enough; we must apply.  Being willing is not enough; we must do.” –Leonardo da Vinci