The greater danger for most of us is not that we aim too high and miss, but rather, we aim to low and hit. ~ Michelangelo
John is a world renowned motivational speaker and author, who overcame adversity to find success.
If today were my last day on Earth and I could share 500 words of brilliance with the world, here are the important things I'd want to pass along to others...
Visionary Leadership - From Where I Sit
When I personally set off to visualize a dream or a goal, I use the letters of my name, G.A.R.C.I.A. as a formula or guide to focus my vision in the area I am pursuing. You might try this with your name.
Go for it.
I visualize my goals. All I have to do is simply recall that as a young boy, I could barely speak English and my education was suffering, and that I worked under the blazing sun for 12-13 hours a day, as a laborer, for 40 cent an hour. I remember that I felt like I was in prison, and in a sense, my own mind was my prison. Although society kept telling me that I'd never amount to anything I kept dreaming. It was then that I told myself, go for it.
Act on your ideas.
Life was not giving me what I wanted. I knew that picking cucumbers and hoeing weeds was not my destiny. I had big ideas and dreams. "Most people fail because they settle for what life has given them, they stop trying." You ha...