True entrepreneurs think differently: they see differently. They approach life in a completely different way. They actually think about what they think about when they feel like they face mistakes and failures.
Once you really understand this — you will have successful accomplishments in your life.
It starts with being real with you.
So, the next time you feel like giving 80%, or 50% or even 10% of your overall effort just know you aren’t seeing the opportunity in front of you: only the obligation. What you think on the inside matters: in the midst of failure, trials and tribulations and for those that don’t want you to succeed.
When you approach life as an obligation you’ll only see what you have to do, what you’re forced to do, or what someone making you do.
Your success comes from looking at everything as an opportunity to prove who you are.
Remember, every day is an opportunity to wake and embrace another chance. At the C.A.R.E. (TCF) foundation we celebrate success and show you how to get there. We’ll help you get the mentality you need. When you simply try things you’ve never done before you are seeking that opportunity.
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The C.A.R.E. Foundation wishes to acknowledge, Paris Wallace. President and CEO of Ovuline. Ovuline is a Health IT company that combines user’s self-reported health data with clinical guidelines.
What is it? Ovia Pregnancy is an ingenious free mobile app. Yes, it’s FREE!
How does it work? This app is designed to lead couples through the conception process. It allows them to conceive in half the time.
Paris is also a co-founder of Good Start Genetics, a genomics technology company focused on fertility and reproductive health. As co-founder, Paris created the business plan, raised over $20MM from Orbimed Avdisors, Safeguard Scientific, SV Life Sciences and Lighthouse Capital and sold the first products across the country. Prior to Good Start Genetics. He also worked in the asset management division at Goldman Sachs and as a consultant for A.T. Kearney. Paris serves on the boards of Boston-based, start-ups Acceptional and Apartment Streaming and is a mentor at Techstars Boston.
Giving Back: Paris has always enjoyed mentoring and advising young companies (start-ups) and has lectured on entrepreneurship at Harvard Business School, MIT Sloan, Amherst College and the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania.
Education: Paris earned his BA from Amherst College, his MBA at Harvard Business School and his MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School.
This article was adapted from Techstars.com