From time to time, we will select a handful of inspirational stories, quotes and developments that will keep us grounded on what matters most. The journey from success to significance begins with an appreciation of what is most important. We hope you enjoy this content.

1. “Entrepreneurs average 3.8 failures before final success. What sets the successful ones apart is their amazing persistence.” Lisa M. Amos

2. “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” Eleanor Roosevelt”

3. There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.” Ray Goforth”

4. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. “Mark Twain”

5. “Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment. “Stephen Covey”

6. “It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” Sir Edmund Hillary”

7. “Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. “Christopher Robin”

8. “You have no control over other people’s taste, so focus on staying true to your own. “Tim Gunn”

9. “We avoid the things that we’re afraid of because we think there will be dire consequences if we confront them. But the truly dire consequences in our lives come from avoiding things that we need to learn about or discover. “Shakti Gawain”

10. “Persons of high self-esteem are not driven to make themselves superior to others; they do not seek to prove their value by measuring themselves against a comparative standard. Their joy is being who they are, not in being better than someone else. “Nathaniel Branden”