The other night I followed my dad to visit someone and was reminded that he's actually the top seller in this country for some of his products Here I am trying to learn sales from everyone else forgetting that flesh and blood could actually teach me a thing or two He taught me the value of humanity honesty and hard work and always guided me that if you give 100 percent to your present your future will be better than what you want it to be He taught me to stand up for myself and what I believed in My father gave me the greatest gift that is He believed in me

Life Lessons My Father Taught Me About Leadership and

Jul 24 202011 Lessons My Father Taught Me about Leading Teams The successes or failures of your team are a direct reflection of your success or failure as a leader This is what makes youe as a manager and leader one that builds strong teams and helps employees evolve their skills

Jun 11 2019My father seeing my concern made a split-second decision to drive me 2 hours to New Haven where I could take the Metro-North into New York Although he had already driven an hour to the station we were currently waiting at he didn't mind another 4 (total round trip) hours of driving at nearly 7 p m when he had work at 9 a m the next morning

May 18 2015My parents were not highly educated people but my father was wise in the ways of the world and I was his student The lessons that he taught me from when I was a little have made it possible for me to establish myself financially in life

Jun 27 2017In my own life I have tried to live up to the integrity my dad modeled He taught me that every job is respectable as long as it is done with honesty and that includes working hard for the hours one is being paid to work He taught me that real love saces for others My dad doesn't talk much but he doesn't need to because his actions

Dec 10 2014Throughout my life I hope to live just as adventurously as my father does 7 A sense of humor is the best accessory I have learned many things from my dad but this is definitely one that I try to live by every day Do what makes you happy and be with those who make you smile "Life isn't as serious as the mind makes it out to be " 8

How My Father Taught Me To Conquer the Fear of Failure

How My Father Taught Me To Conquer the Fear of Failure Somewhere pretty close to 35 years ago this month I learned how to ride a bicycle I'd like to pretend that I remember such a pivotal moment in life like it was yesterday but obviously that's not true since I don't even remember exactly when it happened

Jun 11 2018Failure Sucks But Never Let It Stop You At one point in his career my dad got kicked out of his own company by his investors My parents' car was repossessed They nearly lost their apartment For a few months money became exceedingly tight and their future looked grim Rather than throwing in the towel my dad found new investors

It has been almost seventeen years since my father was laid to rest but the invaluable lessons he has taught me remain with me forever My father passed away in 2002 While he taught me many lessons about life and love that profoundly impacted my life it was his lessons in business and entrepreneurship that I find myself increasingly drawn

Here are 5 things I wish my father taught me that I will be sure to teach my boys 1 I wish my dad taught me about and dating We never talked about it ever But if we had I probably would not have made as many mistakes with as I did growing up I probably wouldn't have struggled with pornography I wish my dad would have taught

Aug 17 2020In the Now: What Caring for My Father With Alzheimer's Taught Me About Being Present He was still building me up and being my dad after everything he'd been through For my whole life Papa had been my supporter and my great example in life and in faith I often think of this short affirmation Papa had for me that day and I know that

Failure is a matter of perspective plain and simple Let's just take Abraham Lincoln for example The 16 th President of the United States may just go down in history as the best leader the United States perhaps the entire world has ever had What the history books will often omit however is the number of failures that Lincoln experienced among them: losing his jobs failing in

My mother used to laugh at me and tell me to cherish my childhood I of course did not listen However it wasn't until this year that I truly began to value all she taught me -- the year after I graduated college and became my own person Suddenly everything my mother taught me about life was coming back to me

Do not let the fear of failure hold you hostage Even the best leaders in the world failed Failing is a part of life When failure happens identify the root cause deal with it and move on Thomas Edison one of the world's greatest inventors understood that failure is a part of life He said "I have not failed 700 times I have not

30 Things My Mother Taught Me

My mother used to laugh at me and tell me to cherish my childhood I of course did not listen However it wasn't until this year that I truly began to value all she taught me -- the year after I graduated college and became my own person Suddenly everything my mother taught me about life was coming back to me

Apr 07 2020By ending her marriage with my father and forging a new world for herself she showed me that endings are part of living She taught me that being able to leave when things are bad is a sign of strength that 'breaking' a home that did not care for the women it housed was powerful and not a sign of failure I had other relationships after

The company that my father built is a company of people good people who have seen his company grow beyond anything he ever envisioned My father died April 14 2002 – now 17 years ago He made very few speeches Instead he "taught" his lessons by example by how he lived and most importantly how he treated people Happy Father's Day

Jun 02 2017My uncle and father always supported me wholeheartedly They believed in me and instilled within me values that are vital to life My father taught me too to stand up for what is right — no matter the consequences My uncle taught me to see gold when the rest of the world sees dust

Aug 17 2020In the Now: What Caring for My Father With Alzheimer's Taught Me About Being Present He was still building me up and being my dad after everything he'd been through For my whole life Papa had been my supporter and my great example in life and in faith I often think of this short affirmation Papa had for me that day and I know that

Jul 24 202011 Lessons My Father Taught Me about Leading Teams The successes or failures of your team are a direct reflection of your success or failure as a leader This is what makes youe as a manager and leader one that builds strong teams and helps employees evolve their skills