Many of the elements we explore with our guests serve as the foundations and building blocks for success in every sector of society. As you hear our guests speak, themes will emerge that can be recognized in every leader and high performer.
“My dad encouraged us to fail. Growing up, he would ask us what we failed at that week. If we didn’t have something, he would be disappointed. It changed my mindset at an early age that failure is not the outcome, failure is not trying. Don’t be afraid to fail.”
Sarah Blakely, founder, Spanx
“Sara Blakely’s Most Inspiring Quotes for Success,” Inc.com, March 20, 2015
Your first five scripts will probably suck. And I do mean five. Blade was my 8th script. Everything before that, I’m embarrassed about.David S. Goyer, Batman Begins writer, “Film School: Write a Screenplay,” Maxim, June 2005
Stephen [Curry] … often takes 1,000 shots before practice.“Stephen Curry: The Full Circle” by David Fleming, ESPN The Magazine, April 23, 2015
Musicians often try to downplay their long hours of practice to enhance the idea that they have natural talent.Chia-Jung Tsay, psychologist, in “The Talent Bias,” published in Observer (March 2020), from the Association for Psychological Science