What I learned about Urgency from Les Brown (motivational speaker)

Develop a sense of urgency. You will die someday.

“The graveyard is the richest place on earth, because it is here that you will find all the hopes and dreams that were never fulfilled, the books that were never written, the songs that were never sung, the inventions that were never shared, the cures that were never discovered, all because someone was too afraid to take that first step, keep with the problem, or determined to carry our their dream.”

Les Brown, motivational speaker

Les Brown is the whole reason I started writing seriously in 2015 and why I write today. I could die at any moment, and every word I publish will be something to remember me by. Or, I could do nothing and take my every thought to the grave. I choose sharing. I chose to get started.

Gary Vee echoes this thought. He says if you spend time in an old folks home, listening to resident’s advice, you will find that end of life has in store for most of us a boat-load of regret.

The lesson is:

Avoid regret. Start on your dream now.

Torrey’s 1st Unteachable Principle of Self-Made Success

A while ago I wrote Deploy Seven Unteachable Principles to Survive You CUBICLE. Embedded in the post was a list of seven principles. I’ve added ‘Resourcefulness’ to the list. My eight unteachable principles of self-made success are:
1. Clarity
2. Common Sense
3. Discipline
4. Energy
5. Integrity
6. Resourcefulness
7. Self-awareness
8. Sense of Urgency

I have to try to teach the unteachable, starting with clarity.

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