Monday, February 2, 2009

Bob Parsons' 16 Rules

I came across this while checking out the "too hot for TV" version of the Sueperbowl ads. (caught me!) Bob Parsons is the CEO and founder of I thought these rules were pretty basic, but definitely worth a blog post, especially considering what happened today...

1.Get and stay out of your comfort zone.
2.Never give up.
3.When you are ready to quit, you're closer than you think.
4.Accept the worst possible outcome.
5.Focus on what you want to have happen.
6.Take things a day at a time.
7.Always be moving forward.
8.Be quick to decide.
9.Measure everything of significance.
10.Anything that is not managed will deteriorate.
11.Pay attention to your competitors, but pay more attention to what you're doing.
12.Never let anybody push you around.
13.Never expect life to be fair.
14.Solve your own problems.
15.Don't take yourself too seriously.
16.There's always a reason to smile.