When you’re young, you look at television and think, There’s a conspiracy. The networks have conspired to dumb us down. But when you get a little older, you realize that’s not true. The networks are in business to give people exactly what they want. That’s a far more depressing thought. Conspiracy is optimistic! You can shoot the bastards!
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You cant connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.
Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.
Don’t be trapped by dogma-which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.
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Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you’re still trying, keep it up! You’re right on track.
The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.
Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember – the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you.
And now go, and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here.
Research indicates that employees have three prime needs: Interesting work, recognition for doing a good job, and being let in on things that are going on in the company.
I’m competitive, and I love to create challenges for myself. Maybe that’s not always a good thing. It can make life complicated.
If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.
Go forth into the world and turn your hopes and dreams into action. America has always been the land of dreams because America is a nation of true believers.