Be a "Chief Curiosity Officer." Be more curious, and willing to go outside your comfort zone, explore the world, and let your curiosity be greater than your fear of failure.
Being "Legendary" does not mean you have to be on the same level as Martin Luther King Jr, Ghandi, or any others considered "legends". It really means focusing on what you're going to leave behind on this Earth.
Sometimes in life, things get thrown at you that are unexpected. All you can do is just pivot, and pivot again, and pivot again. Derrick understood this, because his mom raised him with an understanding that things happen. You cannot let them keep you down, you have to just pivot, adjust, and move forward.
Now that you have a team, you might be thinking that culture will just cultivate on its own. That is not quite the case. You have to build culture. It takes times, focus, structure, and attention to your teams needs. John gives some insight from his experience on how to build culture within your team, giving you actionable advice, and lessons he has learned along the way.
Everyone wants to see the finished product, but never see the process. Rennie shares his mindset during a tough time in his life full of second guessing, and uncertainty. Rennie shares his mind shift through the tough times, to help you make that same mind shift to overcome any currently obstacles in your way.
Derrick Furlow Jr, author of Sports Life Business: The Transition PlayBook, What's Next? How to Transition Like a Champion, gives us a look into his early life in the Atlanta projects.
Growing up, Derrick always wanted a better life, and realized early on that Football would be the vehicle that would help him achieve the better life he knew he wanted, and deserved.
You are capable of doing better, being better, and doing great things. Your stories matters, and you deserve to get to a place of excellence! No matter how many times you feel that you've failed, you're still here.
When a leader has a "green thumb for growing people," improvement in their personal productivity year over year. Focus on getting them more productive in their job, rather than just simply focusing on advancement.
Pamela Gold gives a great tip on how to deal with stuff outside of your control.
Surrender. It's not giving up, it's coming at it from a place of trust and faith.
You need people to help you stay accountable, and keep you in lane, so you don't hit those dark areas in life. It's important to have those people in your life that point out the blind spots, and help you get back on track.