Reaching for success with great courage and resilience is the best choice for any human. If you are beginning to feel like the hassle of being successful in life is too much of a challenge for you, fear not, you have all it takes. It may be difficult at first, since you are used to the way you live your life. I implore you not to buy into conformity, it is a strong force to overcome once you are stuck in it. Below are the stories of notable people that found success after choosing to step outside the box.
Glance Through Few Success Stories of People You May Recognize:
A mother, divorced and attending school to do better for herself and her children, decided to write a book while she was living on welfare and attempting to complete school. The book turned into a series, where people waited impatiently outside bookstores for midnight releases.
The series? – Harry Potter.
Her name is Joanne Rowling. Fans know her by her pen name J.K. Rowling. She is now a billionaire.
A college dropout wrote a novel, which was rejected by publishers. When it was finally accepted, it was not well received, so the author moved to Vietnam to teach English. The man then enlisted in the Army and was involved in action that resulted in him receiving two Purple Hearts. Following that experience, the man began creating films that landed him three Oscars.
The man? – Oliver Stone.
He created a lot of war-focused works, like Platoon, Natural Born Killers and Born on the Fourth of July.
An individual attempted close to 20 jobs, being fired from all of them, before he went on to create a franchise that rakes in untold amounts of profit from its 18,000 locations.
The franchise? – Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC).
The entrepreneur? – Colonel Harland Sanders
A man helped start a business in a garage, got booted out of the business when it became super successful and watched it fall into ruin. He forced his way back in and brought that business back to being one of the top technology creators in the world.
His name? – Steve Jobs.
The company? – Apple.
I implore you to banish all sorts of conformism in your life, step out of your comfort zone and think outside the box. You are the master of your own destiny and you are god in your own right. Never think your ideas are silly, you are a creator that can make something out of nothing, you are born and endowed with unlimited potentials. Never give up on yourself or your goals, failure is an opportunity for growth and setback is a force to propel you forward; the only time you fail is when you give up.
I implore and challenge you to unleash your innate potentials, be autonomous, work on mastery, find your purpose in life; you will be happy and successful in life and experience a wonderful fulfilled life.
(Credits goes to T. Whitmore for the short success stories)