Real Recognize Real: Why "Being The Part" Is Better Than "Looking The Part"

“Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.” — Albert Einstein

“You never know who’s swimming naked until the tide goes out.” — Warren Buffett

Life is all about sacrifices—what we are willing to give up for the greater good, or to gain something down the road. The path of looking the part often sacrifices for personal gain. The path of being the part focuses more on sacrificing for the goal of benefiting others.

Which sacrifice are you willing to make?

Chance? : How to Make Something Happen, Because Nothing Just Happens

“Lots of people want to be the noun without doing the verb.”  - Austin Kleon

Believe it or not, this blog post didn’t come to me in a vision… even though that would have been pretty sweet.

In fact, it took me well over 45 minutes to finally write down that first sentence. Humbling, but true. The point is, words don’t naturally come to those who write them. They come through the sound of fingers hitting keys, and through the perspiration of the brow that is piece-mealing ideas together. It takes work.