What’s wrong with people today?
People just don’t think! This is why I want to share this with you today! Once I realized this it all made sense. Read this over and over again. This is POWERFUL Stuff!
We live in a golden age; this is an era that men and women have looked forward to, dreamed of and worked towards for thousands of years, but since it’s here we pretty much just take it for granted.
Most of the people who live in AMERICA also take it for granted. The people who live in America should be fortunate to live on the richest land that ever existed on the face of the earth, a land of abundant opportunity for everyone.
But here is the SAD truth. Let’s look at this as an example.
Let’s start with 100 people who all just turned 25.
Do you have any idea what will happen to those people by the time they reach age 65?
All these men that started at the age of 25, all wanted to be successful. You could have asked each one of them and they would have told you with confidence they were going to become successful. They all had a spring in their step; they all were eager to become successful and live their dreams.
I was shocked by these statistics myself; this is why I wanted to share this with you. It is VERY IMPORTANT.
By the time these people reached the age of 65.
JUST ONE will be rich! FOUR will be financially independent, FIVE will still be working and Fifty Four will be BROKE!
Now YOU need to think about this for this for a moment. Why do FIVE out of the 100 become successful?
Why does so many people fail?
What happened to the spring in their step when they were 25?
What happened to their dreams, hopes, plans, ambitions?
Why is there such a large disparity between what the men intended to do and what they actually accomplished?
When we say only about five percent actually achieve success, we have to define success. This is the best definition I have ever been able to find. “Success is the progressive realization of a worthy idea.”
So.. If a man is working towards a pre-determined goal and knows where he is going that man is a success. If he is not doing that he is a failure.
The opposite of courage in our society is NOT cowardice it is conformity!
This is where we have the trouble today, its conformity! People acting like everyone else without knowing why, without knowing where they are going, they just want to fit in with everyone else.
Now think about it, in America RIGHT NOW there are over twenty million people over the age of 65 and older and MOST of them are broke! They are dependent on someone else for life’s necessities.
We learn to read by the time we are seven. We usually learn to make a living by the time we are 25, by that time we are not only making a living we are supporting a family, and yet by the time we are 65 we have not learned how to become financially independent, in the richest land that have ever been known.
Because we conform and the trouble is we are acting like the wrong percentage group, they conform to the group of the 95% that don’t succeed!
Why do these people conform?
Well they don’t really know, these people believe that their lives are shaped by circumstances by things that happen to them, but exterior forces they are outer directed people.
There was a survey that interviewed 20 working men and the question was, why do you work? Why do you get up in the morning to go to work? If you can believe this or not, nineteen out of 20 people had no idea why they work.
They will tell you well, everyone goes to work in the morning and that is the reason they do it, because everyone else is doing it.
NOW let’s get back to our definition of success.
Who Succeeds? The only person that succeeds is the only person who is progressively realizing a worthy idea. It is the person that says, I am going to become this and work towards that goal!
A success is ANYONE who is doing deliberately a pre-determined job because that is what he decided to do deliberately! Only ONE out of TWENTY do that.
I sure hope this made sense to you, this is the difference between rich or poor.
Don’t you think it time to WAKE UP and start improving your life instead of just trying to fit in with everyone else?
Be the best person you can be! Live on PURPOSE! Life is not a RIDE!
This is going to hit a few people like a ton of bricks!
If your life was to end tomorrow would you be proud for what you accomplished?
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