I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been asked, over the years, if I regretted going to law school.
The answer is no. It taught me how to analyze scenarios, options and organize thoughts and deal with tremendous amounts of stress. What it didn’t teach me a whole lot about, though, was the actual practice of being a lawyer.
I’ve heard a similar theme from many MBAs. Truth is, the great value in most MBA and JD programs can be boiled down to 5 to 10 talks, presentations, classes and conversations that changed the way you experienced the world. So, I figured, why go through 2 years of B-school, drop $100,000 (that’s $70k on school, $20k on booze and $10k on Red Bull) and give up two years of income, when you can experience your…
7 extraordinary moments with 7 true visionaries…right here, right now…
Guy Kawasaki‘s “10 things” list crushes a bunch of start-up myths, shows you where to spend your time, money and energy when starting and growing a business.
Malcolm Gladwell draws a stunning lesson about business, observation, problem-solving and refusing to be bound by the assumptions of others…from spaghetti sauce
Gary Vaynerchuck shares what it really takes to “make it,” beyond money, goals, plans and whiz-bang technology
Annie Leonard reveals the mindblowing and often horrifyingly inadvertent impact what you create has on the world, the people and the environment around you.
Jim Valvano, legendary former NC basketball coach shares how to keep perspective in trying and, for him, life-threatening, times (you’ll want a few tissues for this one, but don’t you dare skip it).
Seth Godin challenges you to rise to the call to lead, to tap the growing opportunity to organize others and rally them around a powerful cause.
Tony Hsieh reveals the driving importance of a company’s culture as the critical factor in lasting growth and success for any business.
There, now, go forth and conquer, dominate, win, succeed…
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