How we think and execute our goals can determine victory. Do not let circumstances dictate if you achieve your objectives.
We demand instant success. But not prepared to go up the mountain and continue through the canyons. Here are the lessons I have gained along the way.
Success is not overnight
Success by interpretation is to carry out an aim or purpose. We look at a successful individual or character we admire and wish we were in their shoes. Successful people can go years and and even decades before they attain success. But if we are not eager to build up our achievements, we can internalize it as a failure. Failures are merely moments to understand, strategize, and conquer. The saying, “Rome was not built in a day” is then accurate. To find success, it takes practice, trying, stumbling, and catching up.
Luck has nothing to do with it
In the right place at the right time may help you fulfill your dreams. Is it by chance? Or by a positive effort that puts you in a fortunate situation? Learn as often as you can in your field and identify an outstanding mentor. Create your own luck (situation).
Your circumstances are unique
Everyone does not have the opportunity or is born into an affluent household. The challenge is; are you prepared to give up sleep and discipline yourself on attaining success? Your spirit and drive will change circumstances.
Who you think you are, is what you will become
Muhammed Ali, nicknamed “the greatest”, developed into the heavyweight boxing champion of the world. Now was Muhammed Ali, “the greatest” because he believed he was? Or was he “the greatest” because he out trained his competitors? It was both. Ali felt he was “the greatest.” so he built his victory.
The attributes of an individual and how we deem ourselves can make an extraordinary difference. Your perspective on life can be negative or positive. How you overcome those hurdles is the key. The strongest opinion I can offer is to love yourself, trust, and never give up. You need to figure out who you are as an individual, not as a mother, father, child, worker, artist, entrepreneur, etc. None of these labels can define you. My success may not be your success. That is why we need to examine ourselves. Know who you are. Work on advancing towards those dreams!!
“The Man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.” .... Muhammad Ali