I stumbled upon this incredible article by Jeff Haden was updating my LinkedIn with my new position as Social Media Consultant at Ambient Consulting. I couldn’t help but post it to share with all of you. It is a very helpful article for all those looking to make big moves happen; we’ve to have the right mindset.
I’d recommend working on one at a time for one week, then move onto the next the week after; before too long we will all be thinking like winners and ready to make big moves.
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9 Beliefs of Remarkably Successful People
By: Jeff Haden
1. Time doesn’t fill me. I fill time.
2. The people around me are the people I chose.
3. I have never paid my dues.
4. Experience is irrelevant. Accomplishments are everything.
5. Failure is something I accomplish; it doesn’t just happen to me.
6. Volunteers always win.
7. As long as I’m paid well, it’s all good.
8. People who pay me always have the right to tell me what to do.
9. The extra mile is a vast, unpopulated wasteland.
What an excellant insight into the world of a startup. Something that we all should consider when trying to make it big in the world of entrepreneurship.
PS- Sorry for no blog posts lately… I am neglecting my blog recently to takle the Social Media Campaign for ConnectToMe.com with six of the finest student interns from the University of Minnesota. Hope you all understand!
Kevin C. Walker
Originally posted on Don Hoang:
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of shore.
- Admiral Rickover
As I was gearing up to graduate from business school, one of my professors, Joel Peterson, challenged us to think differently by flashing the quote above in one of our last lectures.
Embracing this concept, I turned down an offer to go back to my previous employer and spent the next 4 months after school, unemployed, on an unfamiliar ocean. I spent the summer months analyzing my skills, my passions, and what I wanted out of my career. All winds pushed me towards joining a startup that I was passionate about – somewhere I could make an impact. So like a cougar chasing down fresh meat at the Rosewood on Thursday night, I was all over it.
I was able to lose sight of the shore and along the way, I’ve…
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1. 80° F
2. Spring Fling at Afton Alps
3. St. Patrick’s Day
4. The last day to Shred for the year!
5. Last day of Spring Break.
What does that mean?
A new snowboarding video!
I love to do theses, in fact these kind of videos are what I started making that got me into the video production business in the first place!