This article provides a great overview of how to create your own Statement of Purpose. It also shows Bruce Lee’s actual Statement of Purpose that he created after reading “Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill.  It’s almost eerie how accurate that statement was in predicting his future.  In fact, when Bruce Lee retired from…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVqPvbzLYOo Way back in the 1930’s (during the Great Depression), Napoleon Hill wrote the self-help classic “Think and Grow Rich.” My favorite section of the book is where Napoleon recommends that we write down in detail our personal Statement of Purpose … and then that we read that Statement of Purpose multiple times every day until…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tD3HQE_HJUE In this video, the late, great Stephen R. Covey explains one of the most important of his “Seven Habits for Highly Successful People” – beginning with the end in mind.  He explains how architects create blueprints to which builders refer again and again to make sure the end product looks like what was planned.  This…

The best way to predict the future is to invent it. Alan Kay, Famous Inventor   TAKING THE LEAP It takes enormous courage to “take the leap” to start a business.  I have personally taken that leap and know, down to my toes, how terrifying that leap can be.  Every business owner has shown that…