The saying goes, “you were born to lead.” While some of us possess the demanding traits it takes to make up a great leader, it is a learned process. It takes experience, determination and even failure to climb your way to the top. But being a leader isn’t all about getting to the top. It’s the lessons you learn on the way up and and the fortitude you possess during follow through. A true leader is committed to enriching and helping others who are in need.
The fast and furious world we live in allows students fantastic opportunities through the summer months. Instead of wasting your gas money delivering pizzas at your summer job, fulfill your passion. Here’s a few ways you can optimize your free time in between studies. There is no better time than the present!
Sometimes the key to success is all in the way you look at things. Tim Ferriss invented success for himself and is an acclaimed writer, speaker and podcast genius. He is also an advisor to a number of famous tech companies including Facebook and Twitter.
Do you feel like you’re missing out on some positive energy and happiness lately? Sometimes in our busy working world we can easily lose ourselves to the pressures of our jobs and fast-paced lifestyles. Entrepreneur life can lead to some exhausting moments; slow down, breathe and remember what’s important to you.
In order to guide you on your entrepreneurial path to enlightenment we’ve compiled some of our favourite quotes from one of the world’s most beloved leaders, the Dalai Lama. The Dalai Lama believes, “the purpose of our lives is to be happy.” While this may look different for everyone, take some time out of your day to consider the lessons below and see how you can apply them to your life and become a happy entrepreneur.
“A long time ago in a galaxy far far away…” – Some of the best quotes were born from a very successful multi-media franchise. Star Wars (and its unmatched fandom) has been around since 1977 making viewers laugh, cry and everything in between with its strong characters and tales of courage. Here are our favourite quotes from the epic space flick and its creator, George Lucas. May the force be with you in all of your startup business pursuits!
Inventor and business mogul, Elon Musk possesses one of the most outstanding resumes on the planet. Musk is the founder of some extremely powerful companies; Tesla and SpaceX both of which are technological and visionary masterpieces. While he works on changing the way the world does transportation, get inspired in your business with our 10 favourite Elon Musk quotes.
The spirit that’s involved in becoming a successful entrepreneur takes energy and vigor. Lessons are always to be learned along the road and gathering insight from fellow colleagues can be invaluable.
Sometimes the words you hear can be so profound they may change your view ultimately for the better. Take these brilliant words, you as an entrepreneur must hear from Sir Richard Branson on your journey to entrepreneurial domination.
Ahh Seth Godin! Marketer, influencer and word magician. He is a crowd favourite in our office and we have recently got our hands on his newest limited edition 800 page book, “What does it sound like when you change your mind”? It has become like a bible at Data Nerds. Every morning at our standup meeting we choose one post from the book to read aloud. If you don’t know Seth Godin, you should. Check out his blog and read our favourite Godin quotes below: