Success is about more than money. You don’t find the most successful people boasting about their car collection. Instead, you hear these people talk about how blessed they are to do what they love to do. When you have outer fulfilment of your inner desires, you are successful.
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Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong – Ella Fitzgerald
When you have the goal in sight, you might not always hit the exact target. You might end up hitting something even better. Every success story has some wayward journey that ends up being something that they didn’t plan for directly.
A gradual process is the best. No one has ever achieved their dreams in a few short weeks. Even in those industries where you see overnight success, it’s not really an overnight success. There were years of careful planning and late nights before the plan came together.
General Patton knows a few things about success. There are obvious obstacles to entry when following your dreams. If you can find a way to accept that challenge, then you will appreciate that feeling of victory when you finally achieve your dreams.
“Keep your feet on the ground, but let your heart soar as high as it will. Refuse to be average or to surrender to the chill of your spiritual environment.” – Arthur Helps
Plant your feet and stand strong, as the old adage goes. But when you are planted firm in the foundation of you, that’s when your dreams and ambitions can truly soar to new heights. That’s how you break away from the pack and reach your fullest potential.
Those seeds that you plant today, right now, you will harvest later. If you continue to wait for the right opportunity to plant those seeds, you are going to delay that harvest another week, month, year, or, worse yet, inevitably.
The key is not to prioritise what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.” – Stephen R. Covey
When you start to prioritise your schedule, your mentality is flawed. You must realise that the only things that should ever make it to your schedule are the things that are important to getting where you want to go.
Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.” – Anais Nin
Your dreams bring success, but it might not be the success you expect. You could be put on a new path or be compelled to forge your own way in life. You could be thrown a curveball, but the right answer is to go with the flow and turn it into success.
Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference – Robert Frost
When we get to a point where a decision must be made, do what most people are afraid to do. Blaze a trail and make your legacy. Robert Frost, like many on this list, did not have a fancy car collection or a vacation home in Maui. His success came from within.
Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. – Warren Buffett
Your dreams don’t come true right away. They might not even come true the first few times you give that maximum effort. But, if you continue to strive to achieve every single day, no matter how much life seems to beat you down, you’ll one day sit in the shade of that giant tree you planted.