Success is not out there, someplace you can reach with a ladder. Rather, it is a part of your life and you find it at every step of the ladder of life which all of us have to slowly climb.
Bon Proctor says, “keep reminding yourself that you have incredible reservoirs of potential within you, and consequently you are absolutely proficient of doing everything you fixed your mind to. All you must do is figure out how you can do it, not whether or not you can. And once you have made up your mind to do it, it’s remarkable how your mind starts to figure out how,”.
If you are open to challenges, willing to work hard and ready to welcome changes for the better, you will encounter success at every step of the way in your life. As Douglas Jardine, the captain of the England cricket team which defeated Don Bradman’s mighty Australians in the ‘bodyline’ cricket series of 1932, said: “Nothing of value come by luck; it must be earned by hard work and sacrifice.
“I claim to be an average man of less than average ability. I have not the shadow of a doubt that way would any man or woman achieve what I have if he or she would make the same effort and cultivate the same hope and faith.” Said Gandhi Ji. If he was able to achieve his goal and succeed in life in spite of the circumstances that prevailed, why not you and I.
I have written down what I believe is the “recipe” for a successful life. It is my sincere prayer that these tips will act a guideline and accompany every young person on life’s journey.
As you go through the pages of this book, take what is applicable to you and assimilate it. Let the message engage your mind and absorb your will. And one day you will reap the fruits of your labor. Here’s wishing you every success.