Vision and strategy are both important. But there is a priority to them. Vision always comes first. Always. If you have a clear vision, you will eventually attract the right strategy.
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Writing your goals down is one of the most important actions you can take to obtain the life you want. Sadly, most people don’t do it. Here are five why reasons you should.
Earlier this year we did something exciting. I’d hosted a conference for Platform University before. But January 2017 was the first time we’d ever hosted a live version of my popular 5 Days to Your Best Year Ever goal-achievement course. It was a blast! But there was a problem. It was well into fall when […]
There aren’t many phrases in English more recognizable than “the pursuit of happiness.” But what could happen if we turned it around? That’s exactly what Chris Guillebeau does in his new book, The Happiness of Pursuit: Finding the Quest That Will Bring Purpose to Your Life. At just 36, Chris has already led an amazing […]
Not long ago, a man in front of me at the checkout line spent $100 on lottery tickets. “Hey,” I asked him, “do you ever break even on all that?” He smiled and answered: “Yeah, sometimes.” In other words—no. Later that day I wondered what is it about our human nature that wants something for […]
This is a guest post by Michael Bungay Stanier to commemorate End Malaria Day on April 25th. He shares how he began his own Great Work in the hope it inspires you.
A South African friend asked, “Do you know what the most valuable land in the world is? It’s the graveyard, because with all of those people are buried unfulfilled dreams, unwritten novels, masterpieces not created, businesses not started, relationships not reconciled. THAT is the most valuable land in the world.”
People with dreams are a dime a dozen. I meet them all the time. So do you. But precious few ever make their dream a reality. Enter Praxis, a new non-profit organization set up to help social entrepreneurs build high-impact organizations.
I know lots of people with big dreams. But they are afraid to pursue them. Sometimes, you just need to make the leap.
When God gives you a dream, He often makes it so big there is no chance you can accomplish it—on your own. And that is by design.