Posts Tagged ‘adversity’

I had the pleasure of attending a LIFE seminar this past Saturday, with keynote speaker Denis Leger. Denis gave an amazing talk about needing to work on your Adversity Quotient (AQ) in order to be successful. On hearing the adversity that Denis faced on his journey, it is no wonder he was the man to give this talk.

Basing his talk on personal experience and the chapter on AQ in Orrin Woodward’s book Resolved, he broke it down into 3 areas, explaining how all of them lead you to overcoming the obstacles that are guaranteed to stand in your way on your path to greatness.

Without having a high enough score in these 3 areas, you are more likely to make excuses for not succeeding. You can make a million dollars or you can make a million excuses, but you can’t do both. (more…)