What Can Straight Outta Compton Teach You About Perspective?

Plenty, even if you’re not a musician.

Straight Outta Compton is a 2015 biopic that tells the story of one of the most influential groups in hip-hop history: N.W.A.. The story is not just about music, or even the members of the group. It also shared some valuable lessons about success and life, even for those who are not fans of N.W.A.. Continue reading “What Can Straight Outta Compton Teach You About Perspective?”

What Can Bamboo Trees Teach You About Success?

Stick and stay ’til you get your pay.

Many people in network marketing take a while to earn a profit that they are not embarrassed about. I have a great story about the rewards of persistence. Might help you achieve all your financial goals, might not. Continue reading “What Can Bamboo Trees Teach You About Success?”

What Can Wrestling Teach You About Success?

5 great lessons in personal development

Most people don’t think of professional wrestling when they think of personal development. On the outside, it seems like just another violent TV show. However, underneath all the people being slammed through tables, pushed off ladders, and beaten with metal chairs, there are some great life lessons. Continue reading “What Can Wrestling Teach You About Success?”

What Can Mountain Climbing Teach Us About Resolutions?

A tragic lesson in goal-setting!

There is a fascinating statistic in regards to mountain climbing. Not only is it a surprising one, it also paints a perfect picture of the problem with using short-term strategies for long-term goals like New Year’s Resolutions. Continue reading “What Can Mountain Climbing Teach Us About Resolutions?”

What Can the Movie Alive Teach You About Success?

Alive: Based on a true story of survival.

Alive is the true story of a team of rugby players and their loved ones whose plane crashed in the Andes mountains. The journey started with 45 people, including the plane crew. The 32 survivors were stranded in the cold with little food or shelter. 72 days later, 16 people were rescued. Continue reading “What Can the Movie Alive Teach You About Success?”

What Can Victoria’s Secret Teach You About Business?

The story behind this company is a beautifully disastrous inspiration.

Everybody knows that Victoria’s Secret is one of the top clothing brands in the world. If you’re like most people, you probably don’t know the story of how it got to where it is. It’s a tale befitting of a fascinating book or a movie. A tale full of tragedy, lost opportunities, and riches-to-rags. This tale also contains valuable lessons for aspiring and current entrepreneurs. Continue reading “What Can Victoria’s Secret Teach You About Business?”

What Can My Father Teach You About Business?

I can think of 6 great lessons.

First of all, happy father’s day!

My father started his own business in 1991 or 1992. He always told me that I’ll someday be the boss of my own business. That’s about as direct as he got on the subject of work. He never explained anything about business or expressed what he wanted me to do when I grew up. Looking back, there are several things I learned about business by observing his. Some of those observations had a major influence on my perception on work today. Continue reading “What Can My Father Teach You About Business?”