It’s no secret to everyone that money seems to make the world go round, whether electronically from accounts to banks, or in brown envelopes with no names on being handed over in 1 swift movement from the inner blazer pocket of the said party ‘A’ to between two manila envelopes, carried by participant ‘B’, which are wrapped in a newspaper roll.
The movie scenes tend to accentuate the ‘carryings-on’ which may or may not be true, who would ever know, but we see dollar bills and we’re smiling. There is always going to be someone dealing with cash, making it big for themselves, and hustling like it’s nobody’s business. If you want in, you’re going to have to make it happen.
While I don’t personally know any millionaires I do know that they exist, that they have more money than they know what to do with, and everything seems to come effortlessly to them. But if you look closer, taking a minute read into the story that makes ‘the man’ so seamless you’ll find a struggle, teamed with endless perseverance that ultimately paid off.
They didn’t give up, the towel was not thrown in, and it made it worth it. Not giving up is going to be your best friend in any situation where you’re striving for success, see some good tips here https://www.inc.com/kevin-daum/5-ways-to-stay-positive-when-the-going-gets-tough.html for staying on track when the going gets tough.
I have taken some pointers too if I’m honest while researching for this article because Lord knows when it comes to fitness by mind and body are like oil and water, never mind the wardrobe, but that’s a whole different article for another day.
The main thing I’ve found is to have an end goal but with smaller, more manageable intermediator goals to get you there, just taking the ladder 1 step at a time. And when all else fails you need to pull on your big girl pants and simply suck it up, not always what we want to hear but what we need to hear. (Boo)
When it comes to having a good practice at work or a schedule of your life where everything is fitted in and working like a dream, keeping on track comes from within.
Understanding the concept that you have to put in the work to get out the results, and as someone from the hospitality industry who I can without a doubt confidently say has done more than her fair share of working hours, I am pleased to say I feel it has helped me grow into the person I am today. I didn’t see it, to begin with of course, but it makes sense now.
My favorite line I like to drop onto my kids when they want instant results for a task is, ‘the day you sew the seed is not the day you see the flower.’ And just like that, they have no follow up. I think it resonates with them on a deeper level they have not discovered but the conscious guiding them to some comprehension and realization.
To work hard, earn your right in an industry, and make the salary you desire is going to take some time and effort, but stopping or quitting on the journey, wont.
A great list of biographies of successful people that you can check out in this link is a great way to get you started, seeing that others have achieved what they’ve put their mind to could be just the answer you were looking for.
When I was in school and then for many years still after I graduated right up to falling pregnant with my first child I was competitively active in sports, football to be more specific. I played upfront, I had neon yellow boots so it looked like I had lightning on my feet which was quite apt now that I think about it, and I loved the game.
I arrived early and left late for practices, had a typhoon of nervous butterflies for every game, even now, which I think makes for a better player, not being too complacent, and I kept a score chart of the goals I and my fellow strikers would bang into the back of the nets.
Yes, we were a team, a great one winning many leagues and tournaments, but I still wanted to be on top. I would make longer runs than most with the ball if it meant I had a chance to take a shot, and 9 times out of 10 it worked. I was the top scorer in our team and the league and thinking back to it, those sweaty summer nights of drills made me a great player till the end.
You need to do whatever it takes to succeed, to be the best, no one is going to do it for you.
Nothing is impossible
It may seem like the dream of owning your own company or brand is far-fetched or out of reach unless you’re someone else but this is not the case, you can be that person that others who would be in your shoes will strive to be like.
Seeing the stock markets and how traders and brokers seem to hustle and get the game on when it comes to handling money is motivation enough, they have a certain skill that ‘looks cool.’
If you have ever seen those films where the young slick rick is making a name for himself to the annoyance of the older wolf pack then you get the sense that ‘just maybe’ that could be you. And it can be. You watch the credits hoping for a sign that it can be so, you jot down your goals and desires, and get to work.
To see some of the ultimate sayings from a top-rated film globally and one that made headlines, take a look at the Wolf of Wall Street quotes for that smack in the face reality check which I’m thinking if you have stumbled across this article are in desperate need of.
Get up, splash water on your face, and take that dream and the world by the scruff of its neck and make it happen.