1. As you evolve your business, too much precision in your planning is a bad thing. Be clear on your most important outcomes instead.
2. Next time someone asks you “what do you do?” capture their attention by focusing on who you are, not on the work that you do.
3. Happiness isn’t based on your circumstances; It’s a state of being that you control.
4. In business, the mantra ‘question everything’ is a call to innovate. In life, it’s an invitation to go beyond what you know.
5. Opt not to fight fear with fear; Give it a personality and watch it diminish.
6. You will rise or fall to the level of your competition. The best competitors compete to continually improve their performance, not just to win.
7. If you want to get the best out of your millennial work force fit the job to the person, not the person to the job
8. If your imagination is hindered by the quest for certainty, then you’ll always do what you’ve always done.
- Inspired by Stuart Firestein, Chair of The Department Biological Sciences at Columbia University
9. Give what you’ve never received and you’ll get what you’ve always wanted.
10. If you feel an itch, pay attention to it. It’s likely an opportunity worth pursuing.
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