What is Success?
What is Success? I’ve always been interested in human history and learning how, as a species, we’ve evolved. I also enjoy reading about and seeing people achieve great things. Writing a book about success has obviously led me to think hard over the subject of what goes into living a successful life. Just exactly what is success? Are a lot of material possessions and a lot of money the hallmark of a successful life? That’s what most people think of when they think about success. How about achievement and accomplishments? Well, yes and no to both of these notions. If these rewards come at the expense of the things that make life worth living, then no, they are not the hallmark of a successful life. Our capitalistic system has an inherent element of greed called incentive. It’s a foundation of the system that has provided an amazing standard of living. For many, that little element of incentive turns into a mountain of greed. The animal in us that lies beneath the surface of the civilized human being has had some difficulty throughout history with taming base-level emotions. Greed, hatred, anger, jealousy, and fear have all played a role in derailing […]
Dream Possibilities The old quote, “I bargained with life for a penny and received nothing more” reminds us that the majority of people end up selling themselves short in life. Many wrestle with self-doubt and feel “who am I to accomplish these great things?” Too many people also mistakenly take their cues from those around them and settle for a life of mediocrity. It’s not like everyone has to try to accomplish something extraordinary with their life though. Of course, if that’s someone’s mindset then they should go for it! But most see the mountain as too steep to climb and feel that what they are thinking about is just not realistic for them. Well, I’m here to tell you to dream all possibilities and let them take you away! Dream big and let your mind fly. It will not cost you anything. Doing a lot of big-time dreaming is vital in life. Give yourself permission to dream wildly. Set your mind free. And there’s no need to spend time stopping to think about whether your dreams are possible or not. Your dreaming should feel positive, completely boundless, and free of any self-imposed restrictions. It’s free entertainment and will not […]