How Much Would You Spend on a Coffee?

The Mission Newsletter, 10/10/18

“The good news is that the moment you decide that what you know is more important than what you have been taught to believe, you will have shifted gears in your quest for abundance. Success comes from within, not from without.” — Elie Wiesel

Mid-Week Motivators

6 Things You Need to Recover From Every Day

“Being busy and being productive are far from the same thing. Most people are trying to do too much. The desire to ‘keep up’ has them doing more, living less, and deceiving themselves into believing they’ve actually made progress.

True growth and success is always sustainable. It’s not a short sprint with an inevitable physical, mental, and emotional crash. All goals are means, not ends.”

The Upside of Quitting: Why Quitters Always Win and Losers Never Quit

“‘Quitters never win and winners never quit.’

These are the infamous words of legendary NFL coach, Vincent Lombardi, considered by many to be one the greatest coaches in American sport history.

Almost half a century after his death, Lombardi’s words are still a good representation of what we believe about success today — that winners never give up and losers always quit.

But, what if our beliefs about success are backwards?

What if quitting could improve the odds of success and grit or perseverance could leave us worse off?”

Life Is Hardly Predictable.

“Life is hardly predictable. Like torrential rain on a sultry night, when change ushers through, it can leave a deluge of uncertainty in its wake. For that reason, we must consider our problems as an alluring adventure instead of a melting pot of frustration.”

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News that Matters

Tuberculosis — aka the deadliest disease in the world — may be becoming drug-resistant.

Veteran corporate directors gave their advice at the recent Most Powerful Women Summit. Some of the best tidbits they offered: be engaged and be transparent.

Self-driving cars may take the form of minivans.

Steak-umm has a new marketing strategy targeting millennials. Using steak puns, the company trolls young people about student debt and social media-induced loneliness, among other things.

Students are paying for their caffeine fixes with personal information instead of cash.

Join The Mission’s CCO, Ian Faison on the Quotable Podcast! Listen to Episode #118: Follow Your Values When Selling:

“Be excited about your product being the thing that solves their problem. You have to be excited about the future you’re helping them create.”

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