Mindset Mondays with DTK – Ep #069 — "Hope is not a strategy!"My Vistage Chair, Larry Hart, said that so many times it became part of the lore of our group, almost a cliché. Despite that, the message landed … As a leader, hope isn't even part of the equation. Clear values, a resonant dream, the drive, a plan … and determination, persistence, and hard work.I've realized that there is a danger in hope: most people give up when they don't have it. For me, Dale Carnegie's line about hope counters that…"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed no hope at all."What can you accomplish if you persist?

Posted by David Taylor-Klaus on Monday, June 3, 2019

Mindset Mondays with DTK – Ep #069 — “Hope is not a strategy!”

My Vistage Chair, Larry Hart, said that so many times it became part of the lore of our group, almost a cliché. Despite that, the message landed … As a leader, hope isn’t even part of the equation. Clear values, a resonant dream, the drive, a plan … and determination, persistence, and hard work.

I’ve realized that there is a danger in hope: most people give up when they don’t have it. For me, Dale Carnegie’s line about hope counters that…

“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed no hope at all.”

What can you accomplish if you persist?

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