Wishing and Hoping…
Today, I’d like to discuss how a pop song from 1963 can provide some very valuable lessons about business, and about life.
“Wishin’ and Hopin’” was written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David. First recorded by Dion Warwick in 1963 and also released later by Dusty Springfield in 1964.
In brief, the song delivers advice to a woman who seems intent on landing a man. The conclusion is that wishing is not enough – she’s gotta actually do something!.
(video and lyrics are at the bottom of this post for your reference)
So let’s break the song lyrics down into three categories and find out how they can help us to achieve our own goals: Continue reading