Givers & Takers & Great Motivators

One of the things that most impressed me about Adam Grant’s thinking in his book Give and Take was that “givers” develop a devoted following in part because because they are such wonderful motivators. They are not the brash, hyper, rah-rah type of motivators, however, but the quietly persistent type – you know the ones….

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The importance of not giving up

“We are not interested in science fiction which deals with negative utopias. They do not sell.” – publisher’s rejection of Stephen King’s book, Carrie Never give up if you truly love what you’re doing. The following excerpt from a post by Michelle Kerns at Examiner.com. should provide inspiration, especially for business authors.  (And the publishers’ comments are priceless!) The…

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