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  • 7 advantages of Renaissance thinking

    ‘Always think outside the box and embrace opportunities that appear, wherever they might be.’  Lakshmi Mittal   In yesterday’s blog post, I introduced the concept of Renaissance thinking, and talked about how a range of legacy creators (e.g. Leonardo da Vinci; Goethe; Lewis Caroll; J.R.R. Tolkien; Cher) who have embraced it as part of their…
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  • How to find your Hedgehog Concept

    ‘Look and you will find it – what is unsought will go undetected.’  Sophocles Here are 6 key points to finding your Hedgehog Concept: 1. The key is to understanding what you can be the best in the world at, and also what you cannot be the best at – not what you want to…
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  • Why it’s better to be a hedgehog than a fox

    ‘It’s not what’s happening to you now or what has happened in your past that determines who you become. Rather, it’s your decisions about what to focus on, what things mean to you, and what you’re going to do about them that will determine your ultimate destiny.’  Anthony Robbins Isaiah Berlin extrapolated from the fox…
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  • Are you a fox or a hedgehog?

    ‘It is simply a matter of doing what you do best and not worrying about what the other fellow is going to do.’  John Adams In today’s blog post, I will continue talking about the theme of passion in relation to creating legacy by telling you a story about the fox and the hedgehog. There…
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