Yes, it is on going and no I am not perfect. The thing is I keep trying and will continue to keep trying to stay far above that line. Once a week or so an experience or lack there of sets me off and just makes me wonder. This is not to say I expect to change the world it is instead to say I will not sit idle while mediocrity tries to infiltrate my world.
Are you looking for a new opportunity or are you looking for a job? If it is a job, no need to read further. I am not looking for an employee I am looking for one or more people that want to work with me, create their own success and share in mine.
Passion. If it is passion with purpose even better. See this gives me energy, the influence of these things and the subsequent ideas and inspiration that comes from them is a piece of my why.
When it finally came time to find something new and start my own firm the search for how I would do it began. Somewhere along the line I caught this article in Mens Journal. Shortly there after I did some more research and read this piece and was even more hooked. I now had some more ideas thanks to Yvon Chouinard. Then I sat and watched 180 South , in my case this was one of those movies that was on in the background and quickly grabbed me. These stories as well as some more positive influence from Clif and Gary Erickson helped me decide that one of the first steps of my company would be that a piece of the foundation would include 1% for the Planet .
This is something I hear on a very regular basis. Yes, I try to lower said rate whenever I am introduced and asked to help this situation. But what can I do? I can;
- Get proposals from 12 different companies
- review the coverage and make some suggestions
- advise you to take a defensive driving coverage
- give some ideas about how/when to pay to save money
- review your discounts
- help you make a plan
So that is five things I can do. Now what can you do;
- get proposals from the other twenty or so companies you can
I suppose it depends who you are, what the situation is and what is at stake. Now maybe you will disagree with this;
There is no more valuable commodity than time . We all have a finite supply and you never know when your supply will actually run out.