20 Amazing Life-Lessons That You Can Learn From Robin Sharma

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Robin Sharma is a self-help writer and leadership speaker, best known for his “The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari series.”

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Formerly a litigation lawyer, he walked away from his legal career at age 25 due to dissatisfaction with his life, and self-published Mega Living, a guide to stress management which incorporated both western and eastern spirituality techniques. He initially also self-published The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari, which was then picked up for wider distribution by Harper Collins and became a Canadian and international bestseller.

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#1. Dream Big. Start small. Act now.

#2. Victims make excuses. Leaders deliver results.

#3. Clarity breeds mastery.

#4. Education is inoculation against disruption.

#5. A problem is only a problem when viewed as a problem.

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#6. All change is hard at first, messy in the middle and gorgeous at the end.

#7. If you’re not scared a…

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Unintended Consequences

Now I feel a little less like The Lone Ranger; or on second thought, make that a little less like Tonto!

Writers Uncorked

They say people are often inspired by small things–an encouraging word, a pat on the back, or even a wink.  My writing inspiration came from a different set of circumstances.

A few years ago, I along with other former African-American Ohio University Bobcats, was asked to write of a memorable experience while at the school. All wrote positive stories about meeting new friends, the newfound freedom of living in a dorm, fraternities, sororities, etc. I, too, enjoyed the school— maybe too much—which is why I graduated from Lincoln University instead of Ohio University. And although most of my time spent on campus was good, what I remember most vividly took place my sophomore year.

I was assigned a dorm room with a white football player—a nice guy, but not too bright.  We took an English Composition class together. He was getting D’s and F’s.  I was getting C’s. So, after…

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