Kyle Maynard is the best selling author, entrepreneur and ESPY award-winning mixed martial artist athlete and the first quadruple amputee to climb Kilimanjaro and Aconcagua.
“The best way I can describe the feeling of overcoming failure is the Finnish word – SISU – the mental strength to continue to try even after you have reached the limits of your abilities.”
Advice for new professionals:
“Follow your bliss. Happiness is just above status quo, bliss is your feeling of freedom standing on top of a mountain or laying back in a catamaran halfway around the world.”
On saying no:
A CEO friend of his asks his people to rate candidates for hire as 1-10 on potential and they cannot choose 7. That lesson has helped him make better decisions on incoming projects and requests.
Excerpt from Tribe of Mentors by Tim Ferris
Advice to live by.
The kick in the pants you need. Sign-up for a better start to your work day.