If you lose 50% how much do you need to make to get back to where you were? Not 50%
You have to make 100% to get back to even.
It’s much harder to come back than it is to maintain.
As a wise mentor of mine, Keith Cunningham told me, the great sports teams, and great business people, don’t just focus on their offence, they know that to win they also need a great defence.
As Warren Buffet said, rule number one is don’t lose money. Rule number two is see rule number one.
Sometimes leadership is about creating a vision and bringing people along.
To love and be loved. Isn’t that all there really is?
Almost everyone I know who has achieved greatness in something, be that business, sports, the arts, they all began their journey to escape something.
There’s a lot of talk now about hiring people for attitude rather than skills.
When we want something, we are taught to visualise that thing, to focus on that image, until we have it.
There’s almost never a completely clean run.
Sometimes wonderful things take you by surprise, they open a new door.
Have you ever moved into a new house and seen something that needed fixing and thought “I’ll get on to that soon”?
Humans are tribal.
As humans we have an insatiable desire to explain untoward events so we can get on with solutions.