Whether you are a location independent entrepreneur, work at an office, or otherwise, you are probably spending somewhere in the range of eight hours a day at work. Perhaps when you add commuting, that goes up to 10. Say you need to sleep eight hours a night (you really should be). That means out of your available time, you’re spending about 63% of it at work, for a large chunk of your life.
I’ve read countless articles about what successful people do on their weekends. Do you want to know the secret? It’s the same thing that they do every other day. As Aristotle said, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”
Vince Lombardi is widely considered the best football coach of all time, and ultimately may be the greatest coach in the history of all sports. He is credited for his success because of his ability to inspire and motivate players, however that is only part of the story.
Vince Lombardi was a truly great entrepreneurial leader. He was successful because of his ability to find players that had the passion and desire to win, which inevitably made his job easier.
How can today’s entrepreneurs leverage the teachings of Vince Lombardi to identify talent that will drive the company to success?
Do you know your Why? The purpose, cause, or belief that inspires you to do what you do. Simon Sinek's short video How great leaders inspire action can help you learn your Why.
Have you ever wondered what makes one person successful, and another unsuccessful? Is it simply intelligence, economic background or educational level?
“Success” is really about someone’s attitude and behavior.