Andy Grove, the former CEO of Intel, wrote the book, “Only the Paranoid Survive”, a testament to his relentless drive and devotion.

Two of the quotes attributed to him are a good way to start the week … and to be reminded of what I wrote about last week … that hope is NOT a strategy and that Action IS the cornerstone of our success.

“You have to pretend you’re 100 percent sure. You have to take action; you can’t hesitate or hedge your bets. Anything less will condemn your efforts to failure.”

Lary Kirchenbauer

I am a leadership coach and a professional author and speaker, facilitating leadership groups among CEOs and senior business leaders in the SF Bay area. I am actively blogging at Exkalibur.com with more than 500 published articles.

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