Chapter 1 The Power of “So What?”
Life is very interesting if you make mistakes.
TWENTIETH-CENTURY FRENCH BOXER
THERE IS TREMENDOUS VALUE in thinking of alternatives to any situation and creating backup plans. Some of the best advice that I’ve ever been given—and that works exceptionally well in dealing with both business and personal issues—came from my mother. My mom, who passed away when I was still in my early twenties, was a beautiful and loving woman, but she was also a tough Irish lady, the type who had a cigarette half hanging out of her...