Living only for now is being dead short-sighted while the reality is that what you do here on earth someday will outlive you. For long after the breathe in your nostrils are gone, your works and acts will still be speaking for you.
So, what value are you adding to those around you? What memories will the thoughts of you trigger in the minds of people when you’ve gone to be with your maker? Will it be good, bad, sweet or bitter? Only you can tell. The litmus test of your achievements is how better it has made the world become long after you. So, what would the world remember you for?
For all entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs, here are lessons from the world’s most successful entrepreneurs compiled by Jack Preston on virgin.com
For the last couple months, we’ve been telling the life stories of the greatest entrepreneurs in history. As well as founding some truly incredible companies, they’ve also got a fair bit of wisdom to pass down… Continue Reading
Anthony Robbins aka Tony Robbins is a world renowned Motivational Speaker, Life Performance Coach, Personal Empowerment Trainer and Self-Help Author widely known for his firewalk conferences designed to help participants to push through their fears in life. Born in Glendora California, he left home at the age of 17 to fend for himself doing menial jobs, one of which was as a Janitor. Continue Reading
Gandhi was a revolutionary leader who became a well-known figure for his use of non-violence and civil disobedience against racial prejudices. Mahatma Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869, in Porbandar Indian. Continue Reading
Martin Luther King Jr. was a black American who led the Civil Rights Movement in the United States during the mid-1950s. Besides being a Baptist Clergyman, he was one of the prominent voices in the campaign against racial segregation and injustice facing the ethnic minority in the United States. Continue Reading
The story behind the e-commerce giant Alibaba is one that validates the power of a dream when driven on the wheels of conviction and persistence. Jack Ma, a former school teacher from Hangzhou China in the 1990s envisioned that the internet will someday be a converging point for global trade and commerce. Continue Reading