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.
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.