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  • Flip The Obstacle On Its Head — The events that we initially perceive as negative all contain a positive, exposed benefit that we can recognize and act on.
  • Stay Moving, Always. — Those who attack problems and life with most initiative and energy usually win. (#staystoked)
  • Fail Cheaply and Quickly — There’s nothing wrong with being wrong. Each time it happens, new options open up to us and problems can be flipped into opportunities.
  • Follow The Process — In the chaos of life, process provides us a way. The process is about doing the little things, right now. Not worrying about what might happen later, or the results, or the whole picture.
  • What’s Right Is What Works — As they say in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, it doesn’t matter how you get our opponent to the ground, only that you take them down.
  • Use The Flank Attack — Think about this: In a study of more than 280 military campaigns, only two percent were decided on a direct attack on the enemy’s main army.
  • Use The Obstacle Against Itself — A castle can be an intimidating, impenetrable fortress, or it can be turned into a prison when surrounded. The difference is simply a shift in action and approach.
  • Seize The Offensive — Ordinary people shy away from negative situations and avoid trouble. What great people do is the opposite.They never waste an opportunity to flip a personal tragedy or crisis to their advantage.
  • Focus On Something Bigger Than Yourself — Sometimes when we are personally stuck with some impossible problem, one of the best ways to create opportunities or new avenues for movement is to think: “If I can’t solve this for myself, how can I at least make this better for other people?”

Cycling

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Startups

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What You Wish You Had Not Done Before You Launched Your App

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When launching an app, some mistakes can leave a bitter taste, and can ruin months of hard work, regardless how simple or obvious they seem afterwards.

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Sales

Experiences become memories…good or bad.

Customer Experience is the New Marketing and Customer Experiences are the New Brand

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  • Make them say “yes” to just one simple request.
  • Show them you are an expert in your industry.
  • Make your offer scarce.
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Radness

my 2nd trip with Far Ride Magazine was easily my most eventful 100km ever

#farridesuisse • climbing Swiss Cols with Far Ride Mag

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Here’s to turning obstacles into opportunities this week!

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