Issue #1: One Pivot Move Can Change the Momentum of the Game

I lost my dad when I was twelve. He didn’t leave much of value behind—except 10 words he used to say when we played chess:

“One pivot move can change the momentum of the game.”

A pivot move is a small shift you make—in perspective, in strategy, in behavior, in attitude. It can be the tipping point that changes everything.

I migrated to the U.S. from my native Mexico City when I was 15. Without any discernable skills or the ability to speak the language, I found myself working at a sweatshop in Los Angeles Garment District.

One pivot move got me out.  Continue reading Issue #1: One Pivot Move Can Change the Momentum of the Game