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entrerpeneur hero’s journey

Podcast 43: Learning from Chaos

Knowing how to deal with chaos at work is just as important as knowing how to deal with failure, or success. Chaos seems sudden. But, it’s almost always the result of dozens (or hundreds) of small choices you’ve made (or neglected to make) over a period of time. Most of us never consciously consider choices until the consequences of those choices show up. Many times…

Podcast 41: Failure is Necessary

Failure is the greatest teacher…why do wise people say such things? Because they understand something ordinary people never learn…they understand the Universal Principle of Attrition. Jesus of Nazareth summarized this principle in this quote: “Many are called, but few are chosen.” Anything worth doing carries a high attrition rate. This is one of the lost secrets of success.

Podcast 39: Shiny Objects

Shiny object syndrome…why are some so vulnerable to it, while others seem bulletproof? Aspiring entrepreneurs have a horrible habit of chasing from one business venture to another. One year, they’re promoting an MLM business. The next year, they’re working as some kind of coach or consultant. The next year, they’re selling “how to make money online” products.