You know that new car smell that everyone loves? How about the feeling of cracking open a book for the first time? Maybe you love peeling the plastic off of a new mobile device. All of these are related in a couple of exciting ways, chiefly, the fresh, newness of them all. Not only are they new but they hold the promise of something more, be it adventuring with friends in your car, learning something new in a book or connecting with people far away using your new phone or tablet.
As we all venture into the uncharted waters of 2015, we get to experience that same exciting feeling of newness while we unwrap a new year. In 2015, I commit to believing that anything is possible. Not sort of, kind of possible. Not possible if everything goes right. Anything is possible. Period.
The reason why I believe that anything can be achieved is because I tirelessly search out people who have proven this to be true. In moments of doubt, I turn to the people who have done it before me – success leaves clues.
Your Entire Life, In the Palm Of Your Hand
Quick question – what can you absolutely not leave your house without? The answer is unequivocally your phone.
While a few elite companies offer this product, the example that I often cite is that of the market share leader, Apple. Steve Jobs was powered by an ambition and hustle that’s hard to match but his belief that anything was possible is what catapulted Apple into one of the world’s biggest companies.
Due to his legendary vision, Jobs changed the way we live. Think about that for moment. We now hold in the palm of our hands, every non-living thing that’s important to us. The photos that represent our fondest memories, the music from the most important times of our lives, email and native applications that help us to stay in touch with friends, businesses and family.
Jobs wasn’t perfect. He made mistakes but he never lost track of his vision that with the right mixture of research, talent and ambition, anything was possible.
While you’re here, check out our video rendition of Hedley’s hit song “Anything” originally aired at our 14th All Hands Meeting.