Saturday, December 29, 2007

Everything I Need to Know About 21st Century Skills I Learned from Tina Turner






"What do we do with our lives

We leave only a mark

Will our story shine like a life
Or end in the dark

Give it all or nothing"
-
Tina Turner, We Don't Need Another Hero



Be Flexible in a Changing Environment/Never Be Afraid to Re-invent Yourself
Tina Turner is a singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress. After her professional and personal life hit rock bottom, Ms. Turner engineered a stunning solo comeback to achieve international stardom.

Have a Global Outlook
While her career languished in the States, Tina Turner continued to sell out venues in Europe and other parts of the world.
She has become the "face" of the National Rugby League in Australia and New Zealand.

Collaborate
Although she now limits solo appearances, Tina Turner has teamed up with various musicians (Phil Collins, Herbie Hancock, Santana) on recordings and contributed her voice to numerous charity concerts.

Be a Lifelong Learner
Tina Turner has risen from poverty to spectacular success by intelligently assessing her options, studying her chosen field and carefully orchestrating her career moves.



"Tina Turner" by Rob!

5 comments:

Chris said...

Cool post Di. Tina Turner IS all of those things, although I never made the connections you did. Thanks for your insights there.

diane said...

Thanks, Chris!

It was nice to feature a role model older than I am. Wanted to end the calendar year with a bit of fun.

diane

A Keeper's Jackpot said...

Speaking of 80s hits, is "Walk like an Egyption" still on repeat in the studio?

;)

A Keeper's Jackpot said...

*Egyptian that is

diane said...

At least we're getting a rest from "Born to be Wild"!