This article, "The Brand Called You" by Tom Peters (used with permission) will BLOW. YOU. AWAY. With an inspiring contextual introduction by Break Diving founder, Dr. Monroe Mann, no matter who you are, where you live, where you work, or what you do, this article will change your life.
Writing a contract? Signing a contract? WAIT! Please read this first!
The following is an excerpt from Og Mandino's incredible book, "Mission: Success!" It's a gripping novel, and the book tells an incredible story inspired by the author's true experiences as a flying officer with the Eighth Air Force in England during World War II. You need to read this book. It will blow you away. Tucked away inside one of the chapters are these wise, inspiring, and invigorating words that have served me well over the years. Enjoy! --Monroe (founder of Break Diving)
Wake up people! You could die tomorrow! Heck, you could die TODAY!
Yes, you can quit! But... in most cases, the reason you're quitting is not acceptable.
Probably the biggest lesson I learned over the years is that
So, here is the cast of characters: JUSTIN BIEBER (Talent) HIS MOTHER (Belief) SCOOTER BRAUN (Connections) USHER (Influence) L.A. REID (Resources) HIS FANS (Belief, Connections, Influence, and Resources)
I just provided above a theoretical foundation for my theory of stardom. That being said, time to get to the main event here: the science of stardom. First off, the talent is NOT why someone succeeds or does not succeed. It is merely one ingredient. And frankly, as far as I am concerned, the foundation is NOT amazing talent.
The Media Ladder is my theory on the easiest way to ‘make it’ to the top. I came up with this theory long before I ever heard of Justin Bieber, and you’ll need to understand it before we move on to the next part of my theory. At the top of the ladder is YOU. It progresses as follows...
He sold out Madison Square Garden on August 31, 2010 (will no opening act) in 16 seconds, less than three years after officially starting his career, and based solely on his first album. Having achieved this amazing feat, whether you like it or not, he is now considered among the ranks of musician legends Michael Jackson, U2, Madonna, and the Rolling Stones. His name?