Now I know, for sure, how difficult it can be to take a leap of faith into unchartered territories without the aid of Google Maps to light the way.
Mastering the art of the leap of faith in entrepreneurship
IN AMERICAN politics, candidates often write books as a way to sell themselves to voters. Mike Huckabee, a former governor of Arkansas, is no exception. His latest, “Gods, Guns, Grits and Gravy”, was released in January, just as Mr Huckabee suspended his show on Fox News to prepare his bid for the Republican nomination for presidency. Show More Summary
Launching a startup can be a risky endeavor. Often it requires leaving a more comfortable, stable endeavor for a much less certain proposition. The motivation to take this leap of faith is unique to each founder. In this video interview, Steve Wozniak discusses leaving Hewlett Packard to start Apple Computer... Learn more >>
We have got this one life, why not do something which makes you happy from the inside and not from the outside.
The Phoenix Suns will face a daunting leap of faith with point guard Brandon Knight this offseason, and they only have themselves to blame. Knight, acquired in a trade-deadline deal this past February, is likely out for the year after playing just 11 games for the Suns. Show More Summary
The musical evolution of Chaz Bundick, a.k.a. Toro Y Moi, is characterized by such dramatic stylistic leaps of faith over such a short period of time that it’s as though he’s executing a progression plotted out years ago. That kind of...Show More Summary
One month ago, I metaphorically was standing on the edge of a high-diving platform about to take a great leap of faith. While physically I may have felt weak in my knees with sweat beading up on my forehead and my heart racing as each second passed, mentally I had prepared for this moment. Show More Summary
Islam, the world's fastest-growing faith, will leap from 1.6 billion (in 2010) to 2.76 billion by 2050, according to the Pew study. At that time, Muslims will make up nearly one-third of the world's total projected population of about 9 billion people. Show More Summary
Hard not to leap to a conclusion about the faith of the attackers:
How, and why, to get out of your comfort zone and take those barrier-busting leaps of faith All of us have fears—especially when it comes to taking risks in our professional and personal lives. In fact, it’s been said that FEAR stands for “Forget Everything And Run,” which is a logical reaction given that, by [...]Show More Summary
Trust is a thing that’s hard to earn yet easy to break. It’s fragile. It’s a leap of faith. It’s a terrifying thing to allow yourself to be vulnerable and open up to someone else.
Dave Pell, on this thing with news sites agreeing to publish their work on Facebook: News organizations should not take that leap of faith. They should not trust Facebook to deliver the news anymore than Facebook should fear their ability to build a competing social network. Yes, Facebook has built a large and powerful network. Show More Summary
Photo by Jesse R. Regalado I stood on the edge of a cliff, gazed at the clear sky, inhaled the piercing cold air and leapt. That was a recurring image -- my leap of faith -- leaving behind a successful career as an executive in philanthropy after two decades to start right from the beginning. Show More Summary
I remember spending countless hours researching entrepreneurship prior to taking that leap of faith. The information was endless and very overwhelming. It seemed like everyone was an expert on some aspect of entrepreneurship. Most of the information I gathered from my late night web searches was pretty consistent. Show More Summary
Fooled by the stability his target, a fleeing ferret takes a flying leap of faith and accidentally lands directly into a plastic swinging lid trash can.
Nina MacLaughlin recounts her life-hacked leap of faith—and learning to build a house—in Hammer Head: The Making of a Carpenter. It was a listicle that did it for Nina MacLaughlin. Read Full Story
Has Apple made the case for the Apple Watch? It's undoubtedly a beautiful device; I'm just not sure how useful it will be.
Many of us have a great idea or a new solution to an everyday challenge lingering in the back of our minds but don't act on it. Having a good idea is great. Acting on it is even better. It takes a leap of faith combined with plenty of legwork. The reason many us don't move forward is not because of roadblocks that stand in your way. Show More Summary
Casting Crowns lead singer Mark Hall took to Facebook Thursday morning asking fans to take a leap of faith with him. Hall revealed that doctors will be removing his right kidney on Wednesday due to a “solid mass” that physicians areShow More Summary