6 Lessons from the School of Hard Knocks

6 Lessons from the School of Hard Knocks

Hey Achievers, here's an article from the archives. It's a real treat as it's from Summer Goodwin, who I've known for the past couple of years as being a determined dreamer. While Summer is a professional freelance writer today, she didn't start her professional career in writing. And you know how I'm always obsessed with finding out people's back stories? Well Summer has a beautiful back story on how she got to where she is today and she very kindly is going to share with us a part of her early journey. So strap in and get ready to learn 6 Lessons from The School of Hard Knocks!

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How to Engineer a Breakthrough

How to Engineer a Breakthrough

Last week I watched an incredible interview with entrepreneur Peter Diamandis about his new book "Abundance - The Future Is Better Than You Think". My best takeaway from the interview was the notion that every breakthrough was once a crazy idea that someone took a risk on. If it wasn't a crazy idea, then it would have been an incremental improvement. That really got me thinking so this week I wanted to share my thoughts with you on how you can engineer a breakthrough yourself.

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How Great Leaders Inspire Action

How Great Leaders Inspire Action

Hey Achievers, we're half way through March so I just wanted to ask you - how are you going with your goals this year? If you're on track, great work! But if you're a little behind then perhaps you need something to kick you into gear. The "Lead" component of the "Dream, Build, Inspire, Lead!" philosophy is not just about leading others. Sometimes the first person that you have to lead is yourself. With that in mind, I want to share with you one of the most simple yet profound models of leadership that will help you lead yourself to where you want to be in life.

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