“Success is the progressive realization of a worthy ideal.” --Earl Nightingale
A Success is:
The School teacher who is teaching school because that’s what he or she wanted to do.
The woman who is a wife and mother because she wanted to become a wife and mother and is doing a good job of it.
The entrepreneur who starts his own company because that was his dream—that’s what he wanted to do.
The salesperson who wants to become a topnotch salesperson and grow and build with his or her organization.
Success is anyone who is doing deliberately a predetermined job, because that’s what he or she decided to do…deliberately.
But only 1 out of 20 does that.
That’s why today there isn’t really any competition, unless we make it for ourselves.
Instead of competing, all we have to do is create.
Let me share with you this analogy…
Think of a ship leaving a harbor. And think of it with the complete voyage mapped out and planned.
The captain and crew know
exactly where the ship is going and how long it will take --- it has a definite goal.
And 9,999 times out of 10,000, it will get there.
Now let’s take another ship – just like the first – only let’s not put a crew on it, or a captain at the helm. Let’s give it no aiming
point, no goal, and no destination. We just start the engines and let it go.
I think you’ll agree that if it gets out of the harbor at all, it will either sink or wind up on some deserted beach – a derelict.
It can’t go anyplace, because it has no destination and no guidance.
It’s the same thing with a human being!