What do Richard Branson, Steve Jobs, and Oprah Have in Common?

Richard-Branson-Steve-Jobs-Oprah-WinfreyWhat do Richard Branson, Steve Jobs and Oprah have in common?

Richard Branson created the Virgin empire from the idea of opening a record shop. Steve Jobs founded Apple based on the dream of making computers available to everyone. Oprah built a media empire and is one of the greatest philanthropists in the world.

So, what do they all have in common? They all started with a big idea and took massive action to make their dream a reality. They all overcame huge obstacles along the way… and they all stopped at nothing.

Not only was action part of the equation, but drive, hard work, commitment, passion, persistence, and patience led these great people to their dreams. Despite all the setbacks they faced, they kept going forward, proving that doing the impossible is possible after all.

You don’t have to be the next Steve Jobs, Oprah or Richard Branson. However, if you want to achieve your goals, the key to success is simple…

Learn from the past, take action in the present moment and look towards your inspiring future!

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By Peter Conna

Educator, Mentor and Business Growth Expert Peter brings a unique combination of intelligence, practicality and exuberant passion to add enormously to the success of client’s personal, business and financial lives. With over 25 years of experience in business and having coached over 2,000 individuals and presented to over 35,000 clients, his knowledge is enviable and enthusiasm infectious. Peter Conna, clearly one of the most experienced mentors and educators in Australia can also boast academic standing with qualifications including a Certificate IV in Coaching, Certificate IV in Real Estate, Diploma in Financial Services (Financial Planning), Bachelor of Business and Masters of Education. He is currently completing a Masters of Counselling. Driven by a strong sense of contribution, Peter enjoys hearing stories of success from his clients and the stories from the Make a Wish Foundation children he works so hard to support. His efforts to date have raised over $625,000 for the charity. He has recently created the eQ Foundation, a charity set to sponsor the education of over 1,000 children in developing countries this year. He is committed to helping individuals achieve outstanding results by providing integrity based mentoring and coaching.