The foundation for success is often rooted in failure

Jeremy_Lin_Thirdwindwind.comUnless you just got back from a trip to Mars, you no doubt have heard about the meteoric rise of Jeremy Lin, the NBA’s newest shooting star. By now, Lin’s underdog story of sheer perseverance has been well documented. Lin is the first Asian American to play in the NBA, but his path to “overnight” success was strewn with potholes and boulders along the way. Even though Lin starred and won a state high school championship in Palo Alto, California he was overlooked by neighborhood Stanford University for a basketball scholarship. He ended up at Harvard (Ivy League schools don’t offer athletic scholarships) where he played well but was largely unnoticed.

 

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And The Oscar Goes To… You!

How_to_Get_An_Oscar_Thirdwind.comThe Academy Awards are just around the corner. It's a time when we get to honor the creativity of directors, actors, writers, cinematographers and many other talented people.

But you don't have to win an Oscar by authoring an award-winning screenplay to be considered a creative person. Best-selling author Robert Michael Fried, in this new book, Igniting Your True Purpose and Passion, reminds us that, “Creativity can come in many forms ranging from baking a wonderful deep-dish apple pie to rearranging your living room so you have more comfortable living space, to building a new Facebook page for your family. Creativity is like a muscle… we either use it or lose it.”

 

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Empowering People to Achieve Success

How_to_Achieve_True_SuccessThirdwind.com has launched an interactive community dedicated to empowering people to achieve "true" success by realizing both their professional goals and personal dreams.

People have different preferences regarding the goals of life. For many success is defined as the attainment of wealth, favor, or eminence.

According to Robert Michael Fried, Best Selling Author of Igniting Your True Purpose and Passion, "True success involves a lot more than striving for that corner office, reaching for the next pay raise, or keeping up with the next door neighbor. True success always involves reaching out to others - beyond ourselves."

Read more: Empowering others to achieve a common goal… success!

Keep Valentine's Embers Burning All Year

2.Igniting_Your_True_Purpose_and_Passion_Thirdwind.com Thirdwind.com is showcasing a new book by bestselling author Robert Michael Field. The book, Igniting Your True Purpose and Passion, will keep the Valentine's embers burning all year.

According to Robert Michael Fried, “Valentine’s is a once-a-year reminder of the important role passion plays in achieving true success in our everyday lives. It is passion that provides the spark to achieve our true calling or purpose in life."

Passion provides the pilot light that once ignited helps us set the world on fire.

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