Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.
George Edward Woodberry

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Dale Carnegie

Don’t aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.
David Frost

Yep- A triple lindy of quotes on success. Why three? Because I want to drive home the point that success is not simply built on one specific thing- but is built on a foundation made of many bricks.

The video below talks about 8 ingredients for success…

  • Have good ideas
  • Focus on one thing
  • Push yourself
  • Work hard
  • Persist
  • Be good at what you do
  • Serve others
  • Have passion

I think those are right… and you should definitely focus on all of these, but I think the list can be simplified. I think there are really just 3 or 4 ideas in that list. Let’s talk about them in the upcoming weeks…

JOURNAL- Write about the video. Agree or Disagree? Anything strike you as out of place or new to you concerning what you need to be successful?

NOTE: The video below has a word in it that some people find offensive- I was tempted not to post it, but it is simply too good to pass up.