Inspirational Biz Tips from Stephen King

A series of Business Tips from Stephen King

Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. His books have sold more than 350 million copies, many of which have been adapted into feature films, miniseries, television shows, and comic books. King has published 54 novels, including seven under the pen name Richard Bachman, and six non-fiction books. He has written nearly 200 short stories, most of which have been collected in book collections. Many of his stories are set in his home state of Maine. His novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption was the basis for the movie The Shawshank Redemption which is widely regarded as one of the greatest films of all time.

Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
~ Stephen King

I have always said that each of us has a special ‘God-given’ talent!!  And, of course, we know that Stephen King is writing intriguing fiction.

But it is what we do with that talent that counts!  If we hide our talent or don’t express it, we are, in my opinion, being selfish!

According to Stephen, with hard work, we can transform that talent into success.  Actually, some of us are talented enough that the work does not seem as hard.

After all, if we love what we do, it is not really work at all, is it?!


The most important things are the hardest to say, because words diminish them.
~ Stephen King

Stephen’s quote reminds me of another famous quote:

A picture is worth a thousand words.

Very interesting that a man, who has made a good living from writing best selling novels, saying that words diminish the most important things.

But, at the same time, I think a smile, a kiss, a tear are all important forms of communications that cannot be put into words.

What can you do today that words could not describe?  Remember that love cannot be put into words either ….


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