BNI Educational Moments – Muscle Memory and Perseverance


Jon: Here with Tim Armstrong…. One of the hardest working guys I know. A few weeks ago Tim and I were talking about all the new members we have and what advice we would give to the nubes. Tim’s answer?

Tim: Muscle Memory. Keep showing up, buy into the BNI methodologies and BNI will work for you. Give it time and just like Bruce Lee, you will build Muscle Memory.

Jon: Perseverance. So… today we have some little known facts about some famous people who persevered. So… you out there in Next Level Land… shout out the answers if you know them!

Tim: Dismissed from drama school with a note that read she is wasting her time, she is too shy to put her best foot forward. ~ Lucille Ball

Jon: Turned down by the Deca recording company that said we don’t like their sound and guitar music is on the way out ~ The Beatles

Tim: A failed soldier, farmer and real estate agent at 38 years old he went to work for his father as a handyman ~
Ulysses S Grant

Jon: Cut from the high school Basketball team he went home and locked himself in his room and cried. ~ Michael Jordan

Tim: A teacher told him he was too stupid to learn anything and he should go into a field that he might succeed by virtue of his pleasant personality ~ Thomas Edison

Jon: Fired from a newspaper because he lacked imagination and had no original ideas ~ Walt Disney

Tim: His Fiancé died, he failed in business twice, he had a nervous breakdown and he was defeated in 8 elections ~
Abraham Lincoln

If you have never failed you have never lived. Perseverance it is the fuel to succeed in BNI and in life…

Have a great week!