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“Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.  Don’t wish for less problems, wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenges, wish for more wisdom.”

–          Jim Rohn

The late Jim Rohn, an American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker was an exceptional business person who knew how to captivate an audience with words. In fact, he was awarded the National Speakers Association Council of Peers Award for Excellence (CPAE) for speaking in 1985.

This quote of Jims’ resonates with me as I believe it is one factor that depicts the difference between successful and an unsuccessful people. Quite frankly it all comes down to self – self motivation, self belief and self confidence.

With the market constantly changing it is important to adapt yourself, your business and the way you deliver your services. There is no point getting frustrated to the point where you give up. Rather, rise up to the occasion and challenge yourself to be the best business person you can be. Continue to research and learn, and always try to do better. Whatever you do, don’t get comfortable. The moment you do, something unexpected will happen that may deter you from succeeding. As long as you motivate yourself to push through and believe you are better, you will be able to make it and see success on the other side.

Don’t get me wrong, we have all failed at one thing or another and having been in business for 40 years I have experienced many ups and downs along the way. Without failure we would not succeed and without failure we would not understand the importance of wishing we were better, wishing for more skills or wishing for more wisdom.

That’s all from me for now. I hope everyone has a fantastic month in business.

Cheers, Phil.


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