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Timothy Carroll

What I Learned In Business And Life From Surfing

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How many of you reading this today were challenging yourself this weekend and pushing yourself out of your comfort zone? To grow you have got to get comfortable with the uncomfortable.

When my neighbor asked me to go paddle board surfing with him recently I decided to dive in. Little did I know that I would be learning a lesson in momentum and how that relates to business and life while out there in the surf.

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Life Reversals…Honestly Can You Manage Them?

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There is a good news article on Harvard Business Review about managing those whose lives have been upended, written by the author of six New York Times best-sellers, Bruce Feiler. In it, he makes the distinction between “voluntary” disruptions in one’s life — say, buying a home or having a child — and “involuntary” disruptions — say, sadly, the loss of a parent, a pet, a job, etc. 

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Year 2008, Burning The Boats and Love In Barcelona

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Back in 2008, my life came to a screaming halt. It was not just the financial crisis that turned everything upside down for me, I decided to end my relationship as well. Enough was enough, after many difficult years, I decided I was not going to settle for anything less than what I wanted. So I sailed my boat to the other shore of committing to find a life partner that I could love, serve and take care of for the rest of her life, and on that day, I burnt the boat. There was no turning back.

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