June 2017 Letter
Well, it has been another action packed month, full of new beginnings and exciting changes. I’m working hard to keep everything balanced and making sure I don’t neglect things that I’ve committed to. So in the spirit of learning and personal development, I have a lot of interesting articles to share, that may be of some interest to you.
How I Use Ambition Mapping To Navigate The Labyrinth Of Life - Zak Slayback
"When you’re playing with a magazine, you can throw the game down and walk away, but when you are playing in life, if you walk away, you stay the course with the path you are on."
“Measure your impact on humanity not in lights, but on the lives you touch. Not in popularity, but in the people you serve.”
"So in this I’d like to engage in a speculative fantasy. If you had ten years, with the ability to support yourself on a modest stipend, how would you give yourself the best self-education in the world?"
You Don’t Know What I’m Going Through (and vice-versa) - Jaquelle Crowe
"Compassion says: I see your life, but I know I don't have the whole story."
"For many entrepreneurs, there will come a time when they must stand up in a boardroom filled with investors, and convince them all that their startup pitch is so clever, their plan so tightly crafted, that it is worthy of a stack of cold, hard cash."
What It Means To Be Educated - Blake Boles
"We leave school, and few of us go back. We forget the bad experiences and glorify the good ones. And then, after 10 or 20 years of adult life, we decide that it’s time to send our own kids to school. But if we are to clearly assess the reality of school, we must see clearly. And to do this, it helps to listen to those who have worked on the inside."
Professional Side Projects VS Resume - Praxis
97 Actions You Should Take To Become The Person Companies Want To Hire - College Info Geek
"Don’t craft your life around the idea that everyone or anyone is morally obligated to help you when you encounter misfortune."
12 Ways To Repurpose Your Content To Generate More Leads With Half The Work - Allie Decker (Foundr Magazine)
"Content is the present and future of marketing. It’s the spearhead of inbound marketing, and it’s a strategy that continues to beat out traditional marketing efforts in both efficiency and effectiveness."
I’m 17 - Kate Simonds TedTalk
“Think in years, work in months, and live in days,” as leadership expert Peter Voogd puts it.
As always, I’d love to hear from you, so feel free to throw me a line.