BRINK LESSONS

BRINK LESSONS

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...

5 Pointers To Discovering The TRUE YOU

In 1902, social psychologist Charles H. Cooley identified the phenomenon of the “looking-glass self,” which he said was when we believe… “I am not what I think I am and I am not what you think I am; I am what I think that you think I am.” It all starts at a very early age...

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...

9 Leadership Lessons From Maggie Thatcher

Mrs. Thatcher told the Liverpool Daily Post in 1974 that she did not think a woman would serve as party leader or prime minister during her lifetime. Much to the chagrin of the establishment, Maggie proved herself wrong. Shortly after making that statement she was elected leader of the Conservative Party on February 11th, 1975. Thatcher continued to make...

5 Pivotal Life Lessons on Your RISE to Greatness

Something is amiss. You can’t quite put your finger on it – but you know that you’re not at your optimal level – and more importantly, you don’t know how to change it. Sometimes it can be your professional life, other times it can be your personal life. And if you’re really unfortunate – it...

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...

Without Balance, Your Seesaw Won’t Move!

Much of the technical hardware and software you use today was developed to accomplish something specific, a means to an end. You had a problem, someone found a solution to that problem. You need something done more efficiently, a tool was put in place to accomplish that. There is a transitional shift that is taking...

7 Traits Define Great Character

Having real character and portraying character are two different things. Your CHARACTER is defined from your talk – but mostly your actions. It’s defined by how consistent you match that talk with those actions. This is actually the biggest competitive advantage you can have as a human being. There is no bigger advantage. Always stand behind YOUR WORD!...

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...

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...

43 muscles to frown and 17 to smile

It takes 43 muscles to frown and 17 to smile, so be happy, smile :). Funny thing is when you walk the sidewalks of life in about any urban city, you’ll find more people frowning than smiling. Unless that is you live in Denmark. A new report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has found...

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...