We must make a fundamental change to how we view ourselves—not as the product of our past, but for the potential of our future. Watch Rusty Lindquist use his personal story to introduce a foundational aspect of Escape Velocity at TEDx.
The inspiring story of Ted Williams, and why you should never judge a person by your first impression of them.
The poem Invictus teaches us that we can’t control the cards life deals us, but we can control what we do with those cards. We are the masters of our fate, we are the captains of our soul.
The key to dealing with stress is in your perspective. If you have a strong foundational perspective of yourself—of where you’re going and what you need to do to get there—stress can become fuel that propels you, rather than a gravitational pull that holds you back.
For our change initiatives to be successful, we have to get down the the core, what really drives change, this is what really matters.
Change is difficult, but by understanding the biology behind it, we uncover 10 powerful steps that can increase our chance of success, and even make it easier.
Finding fulfillment, purpose, and direction in life isn’t hard, once you realize these four fundamental truths about the pursuit of mastery and personal progress.
It amazes me how many people I talk to, even those well into advanced, seemingly rewarding careers, are actually not happy. Is this you? Have you found yourself thinking recently about how much you’d rather be doing something else? Do you know someone who is currently going through this?
Even a small degree of fault tolerance in one’s perspective can be enough to lead to a catalytic moment. Often, it involves discovering the light within, a realization of our own human potential.
In life, rough patches just happen, and you can’t control when they hit, how hard they hit, or how long they last. Appreciating their inevitability helps you take them in stride.
Abraham Lincoln failed many times before he succeeded. Learn a lesson from him when you feel like you’ll never reach success.
People tend to view failure as weakness. But I think it’s the other way around. If struggles make you stronger, what does it mean if you’ve stopped struggling?
These are the things from which we try to escape. And the principles and practices which allow us to do just that is what I call “Escape Velocity.” Escape Velocity, the title of my new book, describes how a person can generate the momentum necessary to escape their limitations and realize their true potential.
The inspiring story of little Lin Hao, who set an example of courage, commitment, and love in the face of trial and turmoil.
Our lives are encumbered by self-imposed limitations. The power of belief is strong. So if you want to change the results of your life change your beliefs.