Tag Archives: Success

Quotes about Success and being successful

There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs.

There is no elevator to success

In this day and age everything is INSTANT. Instant news, instant information…. instant coffee. “Instant” news (and media) sometimes distorts people’s minds and their perception of reality by making many successes look easy. Just think… A person reads a story of how someone became an instant millionaire and how it happened “overnight”. That same story […]

You know all those things you’ve always wanted to do? You should go do them.

All those things you’ve always wanted to do

People have a habit of putting things off to a future time. Especially those things they would love to do. They wait for that “perfect moment” when you will supposedly be less busy. Well, that time will never come. You will always be consumed by those small things that eventually consume your entire day and […]

Work fills a large part of your life - Steve Jobs

Work fills a large part of your life

This is part of a much longer speech that Steve Jobs, founder of Apple, made in a commencement speech at Stanford in June 2005. When you think about it, work DOES fill up a large part of your life. Yet how many people are satisfied with what they are doing? How many people believe that […]

Many opportunities are lost because people are out looking for four-leaf clovers.

Looking for four-leaf clovers

Many people blame luck for people’s good fortunes. They do well in business, sport or life in general and people say they are lucky. Little do they know that it most likely happened because of hard work or paying attention to what was happening around them and not letting any opportunities go by. They don’t […]

If there are no ups and downs in your life... it means you are dead.

Ups and Downs in your Life

If you are struggling right now, living through a difficult moment or tough times, just remember there will always be “down” moments in your life. Those hard times that weigh upon you where you think there is no end in sight. However it will not always be this way… things eventually WILL get better and […]

Do not care about what other people think of you

Don’t care about what other people think of you

Don’t worry about what other people think of you and any negative comments they may make. They often do that out of jealousy. They’re just unhappy or frustrated with their own lives and they try and bring people down to their low level to make themselves feel better. They want to see you fail because […]

In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.

In absence of clearly defined goals…

In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia. It is not known who first said these words but nowadays they ring ever so true in our “busy” lives. How many times do you flit from one thing to another without ever accomplishing anything. In this day and […]

A year from now you may wish you had started today. - Karen Lamb

A year from now you may wish you had started today

A year from now you may wish you had started today. – Karen Lamb So why leave things until later… DO IT NOW! People are very good at putting things off, leaving them until later at that supposedly magical time in the future where the task or activity will miraculously become easier to do. Well […]

Quote about The only job you start at the top is digging a hole

The only job you start at the top is digging a hole

The only job you start at the top, is digging a hole. It’s amazing how many people want to be the top of something or number one but at the same time with little effort. The top tennis players are there because of long hard training. The top guitarists are there because of hours and […]