Nectar is the reward plants give to pollinators. The relationship between the pollinator and a plant is survival of both. And much like that relationship, so too enthusiasm and success. Life’s gift is success to the enthusiastic soul.
This Time! A clarion call, the time is now. Strike while the iron is hot. No better time than the present. This time I will do it. But what do we do? We pick up another book to figure out what or how or even why we should do "it".
Jack Dorsey, the founder of twitter, tweeted " Success is never accidental”. Malcolm Gladwell writes that “success follows from 10,000 hours of dedicated practice" Ask any lottery winner what”s the secret to success and they will assure you that it is “Being at the right place at the right time"
When we talk about success, emulating a boy scout just isn’t a bad idea. Let’s break it down. The cleanliness of theory is no match for the mess of reality. Thus, be prepared. We start our days with such high hopes and plans and then the phone rings with our first problem of the day.
The Italians call it La Dolce Vita, the good life. La dolce Vita is not a striving for the best, but an appreciation of the best. La Dolce Vita is an expectation of success. Life does not give us what we wish for, however, life delivers what we demand.
What do you tell your self when no one else is listening? I was in Puerto Rico with my wife, my daughter and her friend. We went to an Island which afterwards we called burnt Island, because we all came back looking like lobsters.
"The longest journey begins with the first step.” Lao-tzu
“One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” Neil Armstrong
“We become what we think about” Earl Nightingale
Time management in regard to success management is needed in one area only, the management of our spare time. Think about two areas where we spend much of our spare time… watching TV, (this includes streaming, social media ) and exercise.
I am defined by my boundaries, and they allow me to soar. I can do anything, I just can’t do everything. Boiling water in an open pot is steam, in the confined space of a boiler, it is power. What 360 yard by 160 yard area is valued at 60 Billion Dollars? The National Football League.
The probability is that you will not succeed. The probability is that you will get worn down by the negatives and the nay sayers. The probability is that you will get tired. The probability is that you will see obstacles that are too large to get through.