“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean
In an episode of Chopped, the popular cooking contest on Food Network, one of the participants dropped a large portion of his finished dish on the floor.
The rules of this high-stakes competition – along with kitchen hygiene – forbade him from serving the fallen pieces.
He had less than eight minutes before the round ended. He didn’t have enough ingredients or enough time to recook his meal.
He could have thrown up his hands and quit.Read More
“Excuses are lies wrapped up in reasons.” – Howard Wright
You embarked upon an entrepreneurial adventure to revel in the fun, freedom and financial independence that comes with being your own boss.Read More
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Planning the Flow: Serendipity or Studied?
“I think having the event as one long stream has been genius, even though you can watch each session individually. Each person picked up on something that the previous person spoke about. And it flowed beautifully.” – Kittie WalkerRead More
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Backbone of Infusion Principle the You’ve Got This Summit: The People
“We kept getting help. This really has taken a village to put together. I had no idea we would need this many people, and we could probably [use] a few more.” – Nora Whalen
Neither of us had any prior event management experience on this scale. Hence, we clearly needed to assemble a panel of experts to manage our back-end efforts. But, regardless of being blessed with a magnificent core group, the truth is that we could have used a lot more help!Read More
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“We started with this one vision [which] wasn’t complete. Every step of the way, something new came up and we are like, ‘Yeah! This needs to be included. It is not complete without this piece too.’ ” – Jessica Dewell
First Leg of Our Trek: You’ve Got This Online Summit
“We don’t typically do things the normal way.” – Nora WhalenRead More
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Amassing Our A-Team
“In terms of how collaboration works, seek out people who stretch you and challenge you – and cause you to think differently about things.” – Ray HiltzRead More
“You are the CEO of you: your choice matters. Take it, run with it, know you have a choice, and your decisions come from your freedom to choose.” – Jessica DewellRead More
“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams” – Eleanor RooseveltRead More
“The future is not a result of choices among alternative paths offered by the present, but a place that is created–created first in the mind and will, created next in activity. The future is not some place we are going to, but one we are creating. The paths are not to be found, but made, and the activity of making them, changes both the maker and the destination.” – John SchaarRead More