All too often, people assume that if you are living a noble life, you will become staid and boring. We all know weneed to be honorable and good and make a significant impact in the world but many of us fear that if we live likethat, we'll lose the spark of life and miss out on all the fun. My definition of getting to greatness involves a boundlessamount of joy, spontaneity, passion and yes...full-out fun. What's the purpose of living if you're not enjoying life? Soyes, be the most honorable person you know. Present your gifts to all those around you. Lead with integrity. Treatpeople will exceptional respect.10.
Angels of Evolution. Everyone who is causing you stress, struggle and challenge in your life just might be an angelof sorts. They just might be the very messengers carrying the very lessons you most need to learn to get to your
Next Level of Greatness. You’ve heard it before but the more we get exposed to good ideas, the deeper we
integrate them. Like reading a powerful book for a second and third time. Seems like a whole new book on everynew reading. Did the book change? No. You did. Your capacity to understand got bigger. Your worldview gotdeeper. Your ability to take in the wisdom grew larger. The hardest stuff in your life is the perfect stuff to get you towhere you've always dreamed of being. The people and events that bug, anger and hurt you are the ideal educatorsto help you learn the lessons that will help you shine - at work, at home and in life11.
Any human being can live an extraordinary life. But you need to fight for it. You need to want it - with a deep degreeof passion and a breathtaking level of commitment. I've never said it was easy. If it were easy, everyone would beworld-class. Getting to your own unique personal and professional mountaintop takes focus, discipline anddedication (3 key traits of personal and organizational leadership). It takes daily practice around your best habits justlike the great athletes derive their high performance from the practice habits. Actually, the greater the effort and
sacrifices involved in the creation of something, the greater the rewards that flow .by sticking to your “practicehabits” and devoting yourself to getting a little bit better every day (and taking small steps towards your ideal
sconsistently), within a shorter amount of time than you can imagine, exceptional results will show up in your life.Being world-class isn't easy. But it is possible.