To achieve anything in life requires a certain level of sacrifice to get the desired results. In relationships, health, business or professional life, cutting corners especially in an ignorant fashion more often than not boomerangs. Time, resources and energy as well as profound wisdom are essential in taking the next turn progressively. Our thoughts, actions, habits and character are equally fundamental in harnessing and ultimately determining respective destinies or outcome of specific and generic endeavors.
Most people unfortunately seek the easiest way possible which is responsible for the wide gulf between successful individuals, businesses or even Nation States. The term easy is relative and every situation needs a learning curve. Indeed nothing good comes easy- It takes discipline, focus and certain attitudesÂ to set the pace. Moreover, the joy of positive anticipation gained from patience, perseverance and hope is immeasurable and when the dividends start flowing, the experience is likened to heaven on earth.
Some argue that short cuts sometimes work but if you look at the bigger picture the so called short cuts required some behind the scenes intelligent mind exhausting intelligent thinking that are intangible or not perceived easily by others. What matters most is getting excellent results and excellent results rarely come the easy way. The trick lies in deriving joy and pleasure from daily tasks in projects and other activities no matter how mundane, hence soothing the tension involved. Certainly the process of strategic thinking and pragmatic decision making could be mentally tasking yet enjoyable as new ideas, concepts and innovations emerge from the mind which ordinarily takes ages in conventional wisdom to achieve similar feat. With rear view analysis, insight and building mind and spirit actively, anything can be accomplished. Anything.
Attempting to sacrifice or exchange quality for speed or quantity should be a forgone consideration for anyone or any enterprise that wants to succeed both short term and long term. The transitional journey is paramount rather than merely focusing on the final outcome or destination. Step by step approach brings forth desired results. Look around and learn from history of renowned accomplished individuals and establishments and tap from their mistakes to manage yours effectively, grasp their sources of strengths and how they utilized them to effectively beat all odds. Unlimited progress requires personal and professional mastery of details as well as unique facts and insights especially the ones the majority of us tend to overlook. Stay up long nights in the interim to enjoy infinite, more enjoyable nights of rest and satisfaction ahead. As pointed earlier it pays to make sacrifices and careful planning at the beginning. And that is smart!
To bridge the gap and understand the discrepancy between ease that leads to success or failure and difficulty that leads to bountiful rewards or potential failure, the mind has to polished constantly with positive education via positive sources. The true definitions of these terms need to be properly oriented. It’s more of a state of mind more than anything else for indeed many times things are seldom what they seem. Many tasks are perceived from a distance or in action as difficult which is in reality rarely the case. Essentially the more challenging task is or seems to be, the more extra devotion and effort is poured into it. Strive at all times to be masters of circumstances rather than victims.Take the bull by the horn and turn potentials into realistic achievement.
The trio of strong desire, confident expectation and courage in action ultimately brings forth what belongs to you that are only waiting to be collected. It takes will power and tenacity to blossom like the rose we all admire which endures all weather conditions. Take into account the remarkable feat of Michael Phelps and all the medals he obtained in a single event. You could replicate or even surpass for many have achieved equal feat in disparate fields before him and many more will duplicate that in the nearest future infinitely.
As much as possible, focus on the real thing-the process or transition which is more important than the end point in the quest of achieving goals and sustained success. The journey with respect to all practical steps involved. Build a strong personality with lots of charisma as an individual, dynamism as a group or organization and harness the virtues of self confidence, self reliance and other attributes so that others will replicate and honor you as an icon too. History as always reserves comment. Make history too in the field of your choice. Make wise decisions by applying universal principles and elemental truths that work truly work. The kind of principles your heroes, mentors, celebrities and idols you cherish and adore used to attain success. Remember that sand dunes build easily and when the wind comes it scatters almost at the speed of light- Build solidly, intelligently actively for long term success and sustained bountiful gain. It will make all the difference in your life.