Practical Advice from ‘All In’ by Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton (An Actionable Books summary)

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“‘Do you believe I can cross the falls [Niagara] with this wheelbarrow?’ he called out.

‘Yes!’ they yelled as one.

‘Wonderful,’ he said. ‘Then who will get in?’”

All In, page 4

The Great Blondin didn’t settle for simply walking across a high wire strung above Niagara Falls. Back flips. Chairs. In the quote above, a wheelbarrow.

There’s a world of difference between what we say we believe and what our actions show we believe.

The fans were delighted to watch. Participate? No thank you.

One man did. Blondin’s manager, Harry Colcord, climbed up and got in the wheelbarrow.

That is the kind of belief which makes the difference between mediocrity and excellence.

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • Beliefs are Emotional
  • Engagement is Not Enough: Enable and Energize
  • 7 Steps to Create a Culture of Belief

Read my summary of All In at Actionable Books.

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