Early in my career, I had worked with some amazing folks. Industry giants, actually. People who would teach me a lot about business, about what it meant to be a leader, and how gave me opportunities above and beyond my experience or years. Folks like Jim Yager of Barrington Broadcasting, and Bob Pittman, Bob Sherman, Mayo Stuntz and Andy Russell of The Pilot Group.
It’s an impressive group of people to work with. But this post is about the impact one of them – Bob Sherman – had on me every time he sent an email.
In his signature, it included four truths to remember each day. They’ve stuck almost ten years after I first read them. They were:
Communicate fearlessly. Compress time. Work tirelessly. Love what you do.