One Small Step toward your dreams is really one giant leap toward your destiny.
-Richard Elmes, The Sales Dating Guy
Champions are propelled by desire, not compelled by fear.
– Author, Speaker, Denis Waitley
“How you use the opportunities you are given to affect the world around you will determine the legacy you leave behind.” – Tony Dungy, Former NFL Football Coach, Author
“It’s in the moment of your decisions that your destiny is created.” – Tony Robbins
“Treat a child as though he already is the person he’s capable of becoming.” – Haim Ginott, School Teacher, Child Psychologist, Psychotherapist and Parent Educator
Also great advice for Leaders on how to treat the folks they are leading.
Jim Estill, Author (Time Leadership) and Blogger(CEO Blog-Time Leadership), and CEO and President of Danby, The Leader in Refrigeration and Specialty Appliances based out of my home town of Guelph, Ontario, Canada, has been in the local news a lot lately for his generous funding (personal donation of over one million dollars) and efforts to help over 50 Syrian refugee families settle in Guelph.
But what some may not realize is that Jim started a computer business EMJ Data Systems and later Synnex which he took from 0 – 2 billion dollars.
I have had the pleasure to meeting, connectng and being mentored by Jim on several occasions (as well as following his career from Guelph to New York and back to Guelph).
He shares several of his secrets and insights in this efficient and effective (just like Jim) Ted Talk.
If you own a business, run a business or even work in a business, and want to learn at the feet of one of the masters, it will be well worth the time investment.
When asked after his Denver Broncos won Super Bowl 50, if this was his last game, Peyton Manning said that his former coach, Tony Dungy told him, not to make an emotional decision. He also added that his immediate priorities are to:
- Kiss his wife
- Hug his kids
- Celebrate with his teammates
- Thank the man upstairs (GOD)
- Drink a lot of Budweiser