Luck = superior effort + focused execution

Stop making excuses. Create your own reality: Gary Whitehill
TEDxBayArea
December 11, 2013
Gary is a relentless entrepreneur and driven philanthropist with a footprint on four continents; broad experience spanning entrepreneurship, M&A, business turnarounds, and Fortune 50 board directorships. Seasoned in structuring the macro-level dynamics of entrepreneurial ecosystems, Gary has been featured in industry-leading publications such as the Harvard Business Review, Inc. and the New York Times

12:30 values

Luck is an accumulation of superior effort and focused execution
http://garywhitehill.com/luck-where-does-it-come-from

How do you inspire people to feel competent?

The psychology of self-motivation
Scott Geller
TEDxVirginiaTech, December 5, 2013

4:56 How do you inspire people to feel competent?
You give them feedback, you give them recognition. You show them they are competent.

when we feel related, connected to other people, we feel motivated.

perception of consequences

Stop Saying You’re Fine

How to stop screwing yourself over
Mel Robbins
TEDxSF
Jun 11, 2011
Mel Robbins is a married working mother of three, an ivy-educated criminal lawyer, and one of the top career and relationship experts in America. Widely respected for her grab-’em-by-the-collar advice and tough love, Robbins drills through the mental clutter that stands between people and what they want. Her approach is smart, effective and entertaining. Five days a week, Mel hosts her own syndicated radio show The Mel Robbins Show, discussing hot topics and giving advice to callers across America. She is starring in a new series, In-Laws, airing this summer on A&E. In addition, she writes a monthly column for Success Magazine, is a former CNBC contributor and is the co-founder of Advice for Living, Inc., which develops products and television programming with experts in the wellness, health, relationship and career categories.

Most nights, once the kids are in bed, you’ll find Mel at home with a bourbon on the rocks and her Australian Shepherd at her feet, writing about life, love and everything else on her award-winning blog: http://www.melrobbins.com

related:

https://franzcalvo.wordpress.com/2013/05/21/ideas-and-concepts-are-a-dime-a-dozen

https://franzcalvo.wordpress.com/2013/05/27/the-scariest-moment-is-always-just-before-you-start

https://franzcalvo.wordpress.com/2014/08/11/do-the-plan-follow-the-plan