You Don’t Decide On Your Genius. It Decides On You.

Did you know that tennis is *not* Andre Agassi's true genius? How do I know? Page 1 of his autobiography reads: "I play tennis for a living, even though I hate tennis, hate it with a dark and secret passion, and always have." Turns out, Agassi was in one of those scenarios where his dad forced tennis on him - one of those "living your dreams through your child's accomplishments" kind of things. … [Read more...]

How Do You Learn From Mistakes?

I can't believe how long I have been reading quotes and hearing mentors say how "mistakes are so great because the more mistakes you make the more successful you'll be" - but I couldn't figure out how mistakes make you successful? Total question mark on that one. Then finally somehow I figured out - it's not about the mistake - it's about carefully debriefing the mistake. Duh! - it seems so … [Read more...]