As the world gets smaller, as technology removes more and more barriers, the distance between ‘can’ and ‘will’ keeps getting smaller.
Compared to 100 years ago, anyone can build a billion-dollar company, speak professionally, get paid to do what they love, build a worldwide audience…
But will you?
Living an exceptional life, or not, is now a choice.
That adds pressure.
But coal can turn to diamonds under pressure, or get crushed.
On Monday I attended the funeral of a good friend of mine from medical school, Andy Greer. He died suddenly while working a shift at Christchurch Hospital. He was 40.
Don’t get me wrong, I’m not one of these people who loves failure.
Challenges are a daily phenomenon for the entrepreneur.
Heaven is not wanting to be anywhere else.
That brings out our best.
We’ve all heard the statement, the ends justifies the means.
If you want to do anything extraordinary, it’s likely that you’re going to need to break some rules.
Sometimes, I don’t have anything to add.