Archive for August, 2009

Entrepreneur: Character and Stamina

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

I’m hanging out with my wife this week as she recovers from surgery.  I am her best friend since she can’t lift for 10 days, so I get to give her our three month old for feeding (and put him back – makes for long days and nights :(

Anyway, we got a bunch of  movies, one of which is The Miracle Match, which is the story of the 1950 throw-together soccer team for USA who beat England in a World Cup match – that obviously wasn’t supposed to happen.

Cool movie, cool story.  My favorite part has to be when the coach gave his pep talk toward the end of the movie, at half-time of the big game.  He said something like:

“…the team who wins will be the team who has character and stamina…”

Love it, I absolutely love it.

As an entrepreneur, I am not sure if there are any two other things that are more important.  Lots of other things are important, but I think if I focus on CHARACTER (dang, I need to respond to blog comments better) and STAMINA (not giving up… playing hard to the end… “leaving nothing on the field”) I will be OKAY.