Eight consecutive years as Most Admired Company.
Why didn’t we make more mistakes?
What’s stopping us from picking up where we left off?
Steve Jobs, who would have been 60 tomorrow (February 24, 2015), made so many mistakes, Apple asked him to leave. He later came back and the rest is history.
WordPress Wordcamp Orlando 2013 registration desk
This is sorta like a math challenge, but different.
The bridge between where we want to be and where we are now is what we are doing today, this week and next.
It revolves around second chances.
But, there are hurdles…. excuses, regrets.
And sunshine… hope, opportunity.
And a catch (theres always a catch isn’t there?)… permission.
And sometimes, if we’re lucky, a bonus…. a wake up call.
And the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow… balance.
It’s a bridge not many of us pursue… second chances.
Wisdom is when we no longer wait for permission because we are now (finally) crystal clear who grants it.
Out for an early morning run, waiting for traffic signal to cross safely
Frequently crossing this intersection, but rarely seeing a crowd, except for today
Taught early on (rightfully so) to play it safe. Unfortunately this lasts a lifetime for many.
Midlife is for taking risks.
If no one ever took risks, Michelangelo would have painted on the Sistine floor. – Neil Simon
When it’s someone else denying their potential, but what about when’s it’s us?
PS. Correction: Our entire life is for taking risks, and midlife becomes our last great chance to get back on track.
Everyone appreciates what a lifeguard represents, especially in rough surf.
Sure, the usual and customary three years to successfully launch seems fair and reasonable. However, the global economic crisis is neither fair nor reasonable. Anyone who willingly spends their life savings to create products and services ought to be given a usual and customary deeper dive.