"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." This popular quote, often attributed to Einstein, resonates more and more with the passage of time, and the growing complexity of society.
Pelé, perhaps the greatest soccer players in history, passed away on December 29th, 2022. His legacy will live on, and so, too, his words of wisdom. If you wait for success to fall into your lap, you'll be waiting for a long time. Tenacity--and loving the journey and the learning process--are the keys to transcendence.
"I've missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I've been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over in my life. And that is why I succeed." - Michael Jordan
"Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid." This quote--often incorrectly attributed to Einstein--rings true no matter who originally said it. Genius is unique, relative, and highly personalized, and excessive comparison of oneself to others is a recipe for disaster. Will 2023 be the year that you bring out your own inner genius? The pen is in your hands!
"Your time is your energy is your life. Use it wisely." Time is the most valuable gift we are given as human beings. It’s also the only thing we can never get back. Treat it as the precious resource it is, and you'll be that much closer to accomplishing your goals.
With 3 decades of research and development invested and based on the highest possible science of personal growth, Timebug 3.0 is finally available in app stores with a host of new features that help users stay accountable to individual and group goals.
What do you want to be when you "grow up"? It is never too late to make a change - subtle or drastic. Be bold! Each day is a new chance to reinvent yourself. Never lose sight of the dreams that propel you, or the value of happiness in your life.
What can hockey teach us about facing our fears? In the words of NHL legend Wayne Gretsky, "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." With 2023 now well underway, what shots haven't you taken yet, and why? What shots will you take in the months ahead to lift the proverbial trophy? And how will you celebrate finally accomplishing your objectives?
What can water teach us about the art of adaptability? According to Bruce Lee, quite a lot! In one of his most famous quotes, the martial arts legend said, "Be Water, My Friend. Empty your mind. Be formless, shapeless, like water. You put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle. You put it into a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend."
Albert Einstein once said, "If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects." Wise words from a wise man. What is your number one life goal going to be for 2023? What can you do--starting today--to make that goal a reality?
As Vince Lombardi once remarked, "The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence." Where can you step it up in 2023? What can you do to ensure that your commitment to excellence is proportional to the level of excellence you want to achieve?