Issue 130 - 03 | #notarule: winning at business and life by breaking rules that don't exist

By Jason Kotecki
Published June 10, 2015 11:00 a.m.
“Blessed are the rule breakers. They shalt inherit the Future.

We have always admired the great renegades of business, brave souls who dared to deny the status quo, defy the odds, and pioneer a new normal. Nicolas Tesla. Richard Branson. Tony Stark.

One thing all great titans of industry have in common is this: they were able to identify rules that don’t exist and had the courage to break them.

Of course, there are plenty of rules that DO exist. If you commit fraud or neglect to pay taxes, I hope you look good in an orange jumpsuit. But the rules that DON’T exist greatly outnumber the ones that do. History is filled with examples of those who profited greatly by dispensing with so-called ‘rules.’”

About Jason Kotecki | Jason Kotecki is an artist, speaker, and author. Jason and his wife, Kim (a former kindergarten teacher), are the dynamic duo behind Escape Adulthood and founders of the Cure Adultitis Institute. In their crusade to annihilate Adultitis, they encourage people to design lives with less stress and more fun. As a speaker, Jason empowers organizations and individuals to drive innovation, prevent burnout, and achieve new levels of productivity. Jason is a Batman fan, Star Wars watcher, retro t-shirt wearer, avid eater of sugar-laden cereal, and father of three kids. He lives with his family in picturesque Madison, Wisconsin, where they enjoy long walks by the lake and eat way too many cheese curds.

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