Learn to sail into the wind
When you hit the headwinds of adversity, find your angle of approach so that the adversity creates some advantage instead of letting it stop you.
Adversity is nature. Grit is nurture.
Nature involves a struggle, a give and take, resistance, challenge. Hanging in there, persisting, overcoming is fundamental to personal growth.
Find your North Star
Our north star as a guiding, changeless, principle or value that informs our goals and decisions.
Cross-train for excellence
When we explore the habits and behaviors of the exceptional, we often find that they developed their talents by training in areas other than their specialty.
Get real about the challenges and stay focused on what matters
Being real about the challenges also means to neither diminish it nor to exaggerate it. Be honest about it.
Be a cause, not just a brand
Your true personal brand should manifest from the way you live your cause.
To Live INPowered, we must find a way to cut loose from the mental and emotional ties that hold us from reaching our goals.
Patience is power
One way to strengthen relationships is to be very, very slow to jump to conclusions about someone else’s intentions.
Go big, then do the work
Big goals give you a target to shoot for and to INLarge your expectations of living.
You have what it takes
Why stop now? Everything you were committed to learning, and pushed through the tough times, you did it to some degree of mastery. You have what it takes.
MVPs are in the game, not in the stands
INLiven the heart INLighten the mind INCourage the spirit INLarge the expectations of living
Learn from yesterday, dream about tomorrow, act today
Those who make things happen must act. There is no magic genie that makes things suddenly appear. Thoughts turn into things through intentional actions, and actions happen in the moment.