Once a person has realized what they want, they can educate themselves and acquire the necessary skills to reach the heights that they set for themselves.I mean look at a man like: From being a regular street thug, he found his passion while in prison, converted to Islam, educated himself on the social injustices that were ongoing against his people at the time, reflected on possible solutions, and came out to become the spokesperson of one of the largest civil rights movements in the world’s history, the Nation of Islam.
This might have worked out well for Baby Boomers but it is about time that we change our thinking. stop shielding yourself on the safety-net of employment, stop limiting yourself, take the leap, you’ll never know what you could have been if you don’t at least try…
What’s the point of studying for about 25 years of your life only to be confined behind a desk making someone who broke out of this cycle money for the next 30 years? What you need is to first re-think your idea of success.
The common perception that going all the way through college and getting a good payment package from a big company is getting old…
This is why the unemployment level is on the rise even for graduates, everyone is just waiting around to be ‘employed’, and no one is willing to create employment.
When you learn about the history of people from different corners of the world you realize that, as human beings, we have all faced the similar struggles, suffered the same pains, and enjoyed the same pleasures.
This plucks any notion of racism/ethnicism that your mind might have conceived and you begin to treat the entire human race as one, you view everyone as an equal regardless of their origins.
I personally feel that success is measured by how much impact (positive) you have on the world when your story is over. Did you inspire someone to break out of their shell and reach their full potential?
Let’s look at the most revered success stories in history…
Have you ever heard someone say that if they could just go back to school and get their degree they would be successful?
Or if they could only get their Master’s degree they would be better off?