You make it tangible. You make it viable. You breathe life into it and then you construct it. In order to turn nothing into something, you’ve got to start with some ideas and imagination. Ideas that become so powerful in your mind and in your consciousness that they seem real to you even before they […]
Comments View the discussion thread. Every self-made billionaire obsesses about one thing above all others, and it might surprise you. It’s not money or awards, accolades or competition. It’s not even how fast their businesses grow, although they do focus on that. Related: The 10 Principles of Self-Made Billionaires My career has afforded me the […]
“What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?” — a question that hits thousands of people on Quora. Guess what’s topped the list? Following the convention is said to be one of the things people regret the most later in their lives. You may be surprised: isn’t following the convention a quality […]
Christina Wallace goes inside the jail on Riker’s Island for a day of volunteering with Defy Ventures, a nonprofit with an entrepreneurship, employment, and character development training program for incarcerated men and women.
View the discussion thread. Once upon a time, a partially deaf 4-year-old boy arrived home from school with a note from his teacher. It read, “Your son Tommy is too stupid to learn. We cannot have him at our school.” His mother decided she would teach him herself. Young Tommy might have been hard of hearing, […]
View the discussion thread. People ask me, “How do you know if someone is going to succeed? Are there components to achievement? How do you know if they are going to do a good job, if real achievement is going to happen, if there’s going to be progress toward something?” In other words, what are […]
Money tips for those thinking about or on their way to becoming entrepreneurs.
Has anyone ever said you’re defensive against criticisms? It is as if an universal truth that criticism is a good thing but when in face of it, we cannot help and our defensive mechanism startles. In fact, it is natural that one is inclined to repulse criticism. Famously known, our brains are wired with a fight-or-flight […]
For many people, it’s something that’s been endlessly on the to-do list. I’ll take up the guitar. I’ll join a jazz band.If you can play a musical instrument, well done, you do something because you’re passionate about it. It takes dedication and willpower to become a good musician.For those who are undecided, on the verge […]