You’ll quickly notice that passion oozes from my pores. I love the life I’ve created. And launching this site is my way of sharing with the world many of the lessons I’ve learned that has enabled me to flourish.
Silicon Valley’s mantra: Fail early. Fail fast. Fail often. Fail better. Fail forward.
Failure plays an important role in our success. Personally, I believe we need to learn to embrace failure, we need to see failure as a sign that we tried. Too many people allow their failure’s to define them. They do this because they give up to soon. Always remember: Failure is an event, not a person.
True humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.
I love that saying. Why? Because unfortunately, the more successful we become, the more we allow our egos to take over. This is a mistake. And it can lead to: How the Mighty Fall. Understand this: An inflated-ego can be easy to rationalize, but difficult to recognize. That’s why it’s crucial to find ways to check yourself.
What do successful people and unsuccessful people have in common?
Answer: They both hate to do what it takes to succeed. But successful people have the discipline to do it anyway. I once heard that self-discipline is when we tell ourselves what to do and we don’t talk back. Making ourselves do the things that makes us feel uncomfortable is one of the keys to our success.
What makes me different is my drive. I don’t quit when I get tired; I quit when I get done. What makes me tick is my heart (no pun intended). Passion plays a vital role in my ability to make a difference in this world. What makes me strong is my past. Many people have had to face adversity, but overcoming the obstacles I’ve had to has created my best characteristic: Resilience.
Les Brown once told a friend of mine (Jonathan de la Garza), “You tell Jeremy McGilvrey that he has greatness inside of him.” These words have continued to inspire me. They’ve inspired me to pick myself up after continuously getting knocked down. And they have helped me to believe in myself when no one else did. Something else I’ve leaned from Les Brown is that once you stop fighting for what you want, what you don’t want will automatically take over.