Leaders vs. Losers

No one enjoys failure, but everyone will experience it. One truth of life is that we will all experience failure, hardship or defeat at some time in our lives.

There are only two ways we lose.

Either You Were Beat or You Let Them Win

A true leader knows this. You should not suffer over this truth or be troubled by it. Accept it and keep moving forward.

Feel good when you’ve prepared yourself (and you are the only one that really knows) and know that you have prepared yourself to perform at your own particular level of competency. It may be that the other fella’s particular level of competency is just better than yours, and there is nothing to be ashamed about in that. But there is something to be ashamed about when you know you did not prepare yourself properly when you had the opportunity” – Coach John Wooden

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Books Read 2016

The pleasures arising from thinking and learning will make us think and learn all the more” – Aristotle, Ethics

If you know me, you know that I firmly believe in reading and continually learning. It is essential that you train your mind just as you train your body.

Whether you read for pleasure or purpose the result is the same: the betterment of yourself and the world you create…

Below is the list of what books I read in 2016. Each one taught me something new, something different, confirmed a belief or provided a new perspective. The ones in bold deserve extra attention and I would recommend. Continue reading “Books Read 2016”