apple logoEven though it was filmed many years ago, you can still feel and see Steve Job's passion in this rare 1980 YouTube video speaking to a group about his ideas. As you listen, feel the transference of his enthusiasm.

Enthusiasm. Notice the last four letters – IASM – which match “I Am Sold Myself.” When we are sold on an idea with a strong belief, a burning desire, we become unstoppable. [quotesright]When we aren't sold ourselves we'll, turn away when the slightest resistance shows up.[/quotesright]

It is very interesting to hear Steve talk about his plans and ideas concerning technology in the future. What started with an idea grew into truly revolutionary products and services along the way. We all know there were challenges – some camps really loved him and while others could not stand him – but in the end, enthusiasm carried the day.

There are many other examples of people in business, medicine, politics and the non-profit world who serve as models to grow ourselves, our businesses, and our communities.

What would be interesting is to know your success stories. What obstacles did you face and what did you do to overcome them that has allowed you to grow and become what you are now? Let me know: Call: USA: 877.433.6225 or Email:

-         By Coach Phil Gilkes