By Bill Bachrach via Iris.xyz

Long distance cycling has delivered many lessons that have contributed to me helping FAs run better businesses and live better lives.

An obvious fact about riding a bike is that it’s easier to ride with a tailwind. The problem with this, of course, is that you don’t get better, stronger, or faster riding with a tailwind. That usually comes by riding uphill or into a headwind or both. Where’s the fun in that, right?

Don’t worry, this is not another “no-pain, no-gain” lecture! Instead, here are 3 things you can do to make your own tailwind. Each is guaranteed to contribute to your success and happiness in business and in life. When the real world is not giving you a tailwind, implementing these ideas will make it feel like you have one anyway.

1. Attitude

We were in Alta, Utah this past January for our annual ski trip and mastermind week when first-timer, Michael, who had just met Judy the day before, said “Judy, you just glow! I really like you. You exude this terrific energy which is totally contagious.” How’s that for a spontaneous compliment? He’s right. Judy does glow with a radiant positive attitude. How can you get one?

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