“The prizes in life are at the end of each journey, not near the beginning.”-Og Mandino
Such a real statement by the late Og. But in my way of thinking, not completely accurate. Sure, generally accurate, as in the prize that you are pursuing, the big goal, is definitely at the end of the journey, but there are lots of prizes along the way too. And before I get into the different prizes, I will also tell you that this number could be way bigger than five.
The business itself brings you many prizes in the way of relationships (which in fact each new strong relationship is a prize), and the end goal, or the prize you are pursuing is typically represented by one thing, but in essence is many things because of the aspects of life it reaches. It’s easy to be so focused on the goal that we miss the prizes along the way. This would be a tragedy. It’s going to take you a long time to get to the big goal you are pursuing. If your goal is to get to the other side of a meadow, wouldn’t you enjoy the flowers along the way? Wouldn’t you appreciate the colors and the scent? Wouldn’t you gaze at the sky and the clouds? Wouldn’t you notice the sun on your skin? I can go on here, but I think you get the picture….
The First Prize You Receive is the Life Change of Simply Starting
I think a large percentage of people miss this one, and it is so unfortunate, that I have to make sure you don’t and that you share this with people. Taking the plunge so to speak into anything new that you are committed to doing brings with it an air of excitement that did not exist prior to deciding to do it. That’s what starting the business represents. Each day brings a new possibility of cool stuff happening. Each day bring a new challenge towards something you want to accomplish.
Personally, I wonder how people go through life without the excitement of trying to accomplish something! I know I have had periods of my life, even times when I had already accomplished some success, where I wasn’t purposefully trying to make something new happen and you know what? I didn’t feel so great in those times. I felt down more often, less energetic, and way more ho-hum. No wonder so many people are walking around a little miserable. They are not trying to make something happen…so effectively the only things happening in their life are happening to them. Which would make a good day a day where nothing bad happened…wow…never…say it NEVER…let that be you!
Just starting your business is a game changer. Now you will experience the ups and downs and the roller coaster of life on a daily basis with a purpose. It will be exciting, it will be scary, it will be fun, it will be discouraging, it will be uplifting, it will be crushing…YAY for you, you are living!!!
There are four more prizes that are important that I give you in this video. I hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed the sharing of it!
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