“If Plan A doesn’t work, the alphabet has 25 more letters!” – Clare Cook, Author
If you’re into radically improving your business there’s a fantastic article
available today from the economist David McWilliams.
In it he references the decision by Billy Walsh to leave the Irish Boxing team.
Billy is the man responsible for the transformation of the Irish Boxing team into one
of the most successful sports team in the world.
Whether you’re into boxing doesn’t really matter – it’s the story behind
an amazing transformation that will be of interest to anyone.
Over the past 10 years, this team from a small country have won a huge amount of
medals across major competitions – 57 gold medals, 49 silver medals and
96 bronze medals.
For a bit of fun, I’m running a competition from 20th August to Friday 4th September. Prizes are worth over €2,000 and include free coaching sessions, educational audios and some inspirational books. A coaching session can be used for you, personally or for your business – or you may choose to give it as a gift to a friend. How…
“I am…defined by my curiosity and thirst for learning…
I buy more books than I can finish.
I sign up for more online courses than I can complete.
I fundamentally believe that if you are not learning new things,
you stop doing great and useful things.”
Satya Nadella, CEO Microsoft
The best that I know are probably defined by two words – ‘curious’ and ‘hungry’.
Their curiosity is reflected in their approach to creating new things, solving
problems and a genuine openness to different points of view.
Their hunger is reflected in their drive to learn new things, always
seeking ways to do things better and perhaps most of all in
being incredibly persistent.