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Life Lessons for Every “Entrepreneur”

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The Mission Newsletter, 10/1/18

“Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” — C.S. Lewis

#MondayMotivation

100 Thoughtful Quotes That Will Inspire and Motivate You —

At The Mission, we recognize the power of a good story — and what more are quotes than just powerful excerpts from some form of longer narrative? 🤔

Because you don’t get to read the entire story and evaluate the phrases in context, quotes are oftentimes open to significant interpretation. Our hope is that the following list personally inspires you, motivates you in whatever area of your life you need some motivation, and, ultimately, helps you write the story of your own life. 🤗

Five Life Lessons For Every “Entrepreneur”

“Last year, one of the best books I read was ‘Originals’ by Adam Grant.

It’s rare that I revisit a non-fiction book, but this one was different. I sat down this year to revisit my highlights from the book. There are five life lessons I took away from the book that will help materially improve the life of every single entrepreneur.”

Ways Emotionally Intelligent People Overcome Uncertainty

“Our brains are hardwired to make much of modern life difficult. This is especially true when it comes to dealing with uncertainty. On the bright side, if you know the right tricks, you can override your brain’s irrational tendencies and handle uncertainty effectively.”

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Episode 13 of IT Visionaries

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