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