Do this to become the person you want to be

We become like the people with whom we surround ourselves.

We are social creatures and can be influenced. We are more easily influenced than we think. I am.

Who do you want to be? Do you have dreams? Aspire to something greater?

You can achieve it.

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On the streets of NYC: my son, a homeless-man and me

I was rushing to church with my son last Sunday, and we walked past a homeless man.

“Can you spare any change or a cup of coffee,” he says in a wispy voice as I glance at him and step one foot in front of the other. My son looks at his face.

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One of the most important questions in business

When I was starting my journey as an entrepreneur, I was full of dreams, hopes, aspirations. I thought I knew what I wanted. My only hope was to succeed. It never occurred to me that I needed to think more clearly about what success really meant to me.

After a handful of years, I was leading a company with sixteen full-time employees. At the time, I believed bigger was better. I was so focused on growing revenue and headcount that I could stop to consider any other path.

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