Just keep going! You’re always going to run into obstacles and adversity, but if you stop moving, you’ve essentially given up. Jimmy Valvano (Jimmy V) was the coach of the NC State NCAA basketball team who beat Houston in 1983 to win the National Championship. To call them underdogs is an understatement. They had to win the ACC tournament just to qualify for the NCAA tourney, which was a huge undertaking in itself. Some argue it was the best ending to an NCAA Championship in the 20th Century. Listen to what he says about ordinary people doing extraordinary things. #nevergiveup
Passion is everything. These 6 Guiding Principles may help you find your passion, understand it and nurture it. It helped me. Once you find your passion, you’ll become a master of your craft and then you’ll be able to accomplish more than you ever dreamed of.
Peter Drucker is the Godfather of modern day management. He was an Austrian-born American management consultant, educator, and author, whose writings contributed to the philosophical and practical foundations of the modern business corporation. He wrote the book, Innovation and Entrepreneurship and talks about how entrepreneurship is neither an art or a science. It’s a practice. I…
When you’re driven toward something because you’re passionate about it, there’s gonna be failure along the way. Especially if you have to become a Master of your Craft, like most people do. Like I did.
This is Anthony Lobosco (Fordham ’94 & ’06) lectures to Dr. DiLorenzo’s Marketing/Entrepreneur class. The lecture is called “The Opportunity to Fail on My Entrepreneurial Journey.” It was inspired by Malcom Gladwell’s book, “Outliers.” All things being equal, the one element that makes people achieve extraordinary things is seizing opportunities.