Debunking Ruth Mozart Edison

In some previous posts, I have pointed out that if you have the wrong model, you won’t get the results you are wanting. I can’t completely adjust your models of success in a single blog post, but let me use some examples of what I mean. Thomas Edison, Wolfgang Mozart, and Babe Ruth are often used as examples of success that we should learn from. I agree that they are. However, most of the time, what others are using them as examples of are NOT what we should be learning from them. Let’s start with Thomas Edison. We are told … Continue reading

Keep on Persisting

As I mentioned previously, I was working on one of my books (Starting Your Creative Business) and I wrote about three prerequisites you need to have before you even start. As I did, I realized that you really need those three things (Passion, Persistence, and a Plan) throughout your whole business life (and can make the case for throughout your whole life – business or otherwise.) So, I decided to share about them briefly here even though you may have heard these before, because, if you are like me, an occasional reminder is in order. Yesterday, I talked about Passion. … Continue reading