BRINK LESSONS

BRINK LESSONS

Running With Scissors

It’s a dangerous slippery slope my friends when we avoid discussion and debate and withdraw from challenging the status quo in order to get along. Being PC is the name of the game for the bureaucrats, the policy makers, the media talking-heads and the “proper” men and women sitting on their “proper” corporate boards. We’ve allowed fear of…

When Is The RISK Worth The REWARD?

Think of the greatest innovators who pushed through the boundaries of average to accomplish their dreams when everyone thought they were crazy! The best technological advances have created an avalanche of innovations through market expansion. One big idea leads to another big idea. Having an idea is one thing, pushing that idea to fruition no…

Winners Are Made, Not Born

Three minutes left in the game, ball on the twenty yard line. With eighty yards to go, a struggling offense and a quarterback that is tired and banged up, how can a team snatch victory from the jaws of defeat? Going head to head against three of your biggest competitors can be a frightening situation. Chances…

Be Like The Birdman

If you so much as touch a tree top. If you brush the ground ever so slightly. If you tilt your body the wrong way even a smidgen. The penalties are severe, death even! The terrain is most unforgiving! BUT, the reward is to break from human boundaries and achieve the impossible. Wingsuit Base Jumping…

51 Out Loud Truth Lessons

There is a definite correlation between being over 50 and success – it’s called experience. That’s not to say that you can’t hit your stride in your 30’s – you can. It comes down to talent, luck, timing and many lessons along the journey. Much of it is commonsense – but honestly we get lost in the…

7 Traits Define Great Character

Society is mired with countless characters who have taken full advantage of the public trust. A great deal of this mistrust has corrupted everyday life for millions of hard working people. Having real character and portraying character are two different things. Your CHARACTER is defined from all your talk – but mostly your actions. It’s defined by how consistent you…

5 Truths Of Maturity

The most extraordinary sacrifice you can make, is the sacrifice you make with your own conscience! If you settle or compromise just to get along, you’ll become a victim of average and you’ll never experience the greatness in you. Here is the best advice from this column right upfront – ‘stubbornness should always win over…

5 Sticky Factors on Relationships

Relationships may come and go – but great relationships will stick around for a lifetime! Any good successful human being knows full well ‘you can’t do it on your own’, the ride to the edge of your dreams is conditioned by the relationships you keep. Will the next person you meet be a life-long relationship or just someone passing through…