There are two elements you need to build a career: excitement and perseverance.
Joe Skillin Archive
What you think of and how you feel about yourself are most important. Why? Because they put you in control of your own success.
When you pick a race to enter, ensure you have everything you need to go all the way to the finish line.
It is not enough to see your goal. You need to focus on the steps that get you there.
The style of physical presence is important, does set a tone, does send a message, and does influence outcomes.
Dreaming is not a mindless, undisciplined mental vapor. It is a deliberate, detailed mental picture of what you want to achieve.
If you have trained yourself to be a skilled listener, you have perfected the one talent that will save you.
An iconic picture: Tiger Woods, squatted on the green, both hands up to the sides of his forehead, all distraction blocked out, staring at the hole, the ball, the hole, the ball, the hole. Totally focused. The picture of focus.
Years ago, I worked for the Marriott Corp. The VP of my division was successful within the company and a mover in the Washington, D.C., political circle. Two years into my employment, he approached me and offered, "Joe, stick with me and …
Attitude before action. Why? Because attitude is a mindset.