Nothing recedes like success. —Walter Winchell, newspaper and radio gossip commentator. In 2009, Canadian recording artist Drake released “Successful,” the second single from his third release, titled So Far Gone. The song has a melodic and a catchy chorus: “I just wanna be, I just wanna be successful.” The same lyric is repeated over and [...]View Post
You never really learn much from hearing yourself speak. —George Clooney, actor, director Have you ever listened to a CEO of a major company speak and wonder how in the world that person got to be CEO? Perhaps this “imposter” is not very articulate at all, or has no clue about the company and seems [...]View Post CEO, George Clooney, Steve Jobs
“You take the blue pill—the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill—you stay in Wonderland and I show you how deep the rabbit-hole goes.” —Morpheus, in The Matrix As I grow older, I sometimes imagine how my entrepreneurial drive will change when [...]View Post Alice In Wonderland, Chick-fil-A, Morpheus, Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize, The Matrix, Truett Cathy, Wealth: Is It Worth It?
The currency of real networking is not greed but generosity. —Keith Ferrazzi, founder, CEO, Ferrazzi Greenlight I hate networking. Well, I should qualify my statement. I hate what networking has become in many instances. As a result, I have altogether stopped going to self-proclaimed “exclusive networking events,” because they yield such poor results and waste [...]View Post Ferrazzi Greenlight, Keith Ferrazzi