When you ask a child what they want to be when the grow up you may get answers like…
I wanted to be a marine biologist. Somewhere along the course of our lives we change. Some decided to become something else and some suffer the loss of all their dreams. Often when we dream big, we find ourselves surrounded by skeptics. We have all heard their pessimistic statements…
“You will never make it”
“That sounds impossible”
“Don’t set yourself up for failure” etc…
It’s hard to keep your dream alive when it seems no one believes in you. We are social creatures and often look to others for approval. It is a hard thing to do, but you MUST learn to believe in yourself. Only you know what you are capable of achieving.
The following is by Randy Gage, a top earner in our industry.
“Lots of people today talking dismissively of dreamers. But dreamers are the ones who find cures, solve problems, and create new things. Dreamers are the ones who change the world…
Once you create your dream, speak it out loud. But only to those who will support you in the attainment of it. Others will try to use it against you, so don’t give them the opportunity.
Your dream needs to be as big as you are. Find a dream so bold, so compelling, so intoxicating – it pulls you toward it. Then you’ll never need to be motivated again.”