Laurens Spethmann, junior at Boston University, says there is a simple answer to the question, “What makes a good entrepreneur?” He calls it passion. “With enough passion and confidence, you can accomplish nearly anything,” he insists. He brings this mindset to the club he co-founded, BU’s Venture Accelerator, which aims to expand and cultivate creative, entrepreneurial interest on [...]
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Are you comfortable calling yourself a leader? Drew Dudley asks the audience this question during his TEDx Talk in Toronto. Few hands reluctantly elevate as he goes onto explain that this is the most common response from his audiences and from most people, generally. I’ll admit that I wouldn’t readily label myself as a leader [...]
It’s difficult to stay optimistic during hard times, especially following the horrific events in recent news. We often shake our heads, our hearts heavy, and wonder what went wrong. We feel like helpless spectators and assume that our power is not great enough to overcome such issues. Do yourself a favor and eliminate doubt. Small [...]
ad·ven·ture: noun, verb 1. a bold, usually risky undertaking 2. an exciting or very unusual experience. Some people sail through life, reluctant to take risks. Be brave – you cannot make change until you are open to it. Life is an adventure. Live the adventure.
At several points in life, chances are you will be inspired by another individual. The individual might be a celebrity with unmistakable talent, an entrepreneur who is secure and satisfied with his/her career, or a volunteer who has done a priceless deed. These individuals are probably influential because of the passion they exhibit. Let them [...]
For creatives, world changers, truth seekers and the socially-driven, motivation is a constant see-saw battle between passion and procrastination. We don’t always wake ready to conquer things. Sometimes, just getting into first gear is a taxing process. The key to getting and staying motivated is … (lengthy drum roll) To stop focusing on motivation. Wait, [...]