You have the opportunity to do something amazing everyday. The fans and the accolades are the scarce, fickle variable. Your drive and dedication to your vision are not.
You can run 10 Kilometers today. The distance is there. Your running shoes are ready. You can get to it right now.
You can hit send on your big project. The online event, the mixer, and release party entourage may not be ready, but your project has survived the quality-control test, and it’s ready to go. You can send it right now.
Allowing external limiters to shape your mindset with fear is a dream-killer. Open yourself to the possibilities of going when you’re ready, working on the terms of your own resolve, and building in the medium your personal terms as the measuring stick of your success.
We usually work for love and freedom. Get going and work on you terms today. Have an awesome day. You are amazing.
It’s the time and attention that you put into your work that creates value. Work from your deepest centers of creativity and imagination to manifest your ultimate vision.
The work and the the journey to solve the best problems are yours. Learn to value this gift.
The alternative, the mundane, the easy, the simple are always readily available for those who chose to give-up. This option is not for you. Dig in and keep going.
Breathe. Go slow when you have to, fast when you can. No matter what, get moving, go now
Don’t outwork your hustle with distractions and hurdles to your own growth.
There are times when you must sacrifice vanity and pride to get to the greater goals of your work.
Make beauty. Make magic. Delegate if you have to.
They won’t believe until you make it happen.
You’ll have to believe in your strategy, your plan, your goal enough to develop and refine it into reality.
If no one else wants to take the journey with you, the best journeys begin with a fearless leap.
Trust your vision. The journey to your greatest accomplishments has already begun.
The new Ph.D is self-taught, focused on dismantling permission, and laser focused for results.
Learning, rather connected to an institution or refined in a home with a self-taught energized learner, matters when we connect to a community and build something remarkable.
Think beyond one more article in a database, one more degree, one more plaque, or one more seat in a place that’s been claimed and reclaimed over and over.
You have something new, brilliant, and unique yearning for the reality. Learn everything you can about your field. The knowledge is usually a click or free download away.
It matters when you apply the knowledge, when you build something, when you have the courage to bring your thoughts and ideas to life.
Your Ph.D is the result you obtain from the shift, the positive social change, you generate as a result of your research, your passion, your opportunity to make something new.
You are the new Ph.D, bold, knowledgeable, connected, your own boss, filled with wisdom, willing to connect, willing to debate, conquering greed, willing to sacrifice to build a better more connected world for everyone.
There is an unmatched abundance of energy in your heart. You can use it to make great things. You can use it change the world. You can use it to change your world.
Learn to hear the world inside you before you set out to help everyone else.
Seek the deepest depths of your intellect, and strive to understand yourself first.
Your goals, your ideas, everything you’re working on will come together once you’ve mastered the world inside you.