Wednesday, July 15, 1998
The big picture
If you’re letting the little things get to you, perhaps the big things aren’t compelling enough. When your focus and direction are feeble and ill-defined, the smallest, most trivial distraction -- whether it is positive or negative -- can swirl you around like a feather in the wind.
Where are you headed? What do you intend to accomplish? What undeniable purpose is pushing you forward? Answer these questions with confidence and clarity, and there’s almost nothing that can stop you.
It’s impossible to be focused, if there’s nothing to focus upon. Yet when the goal is clearly visualized and meaningful enough to you, it becomes almost impossible to ignore. With a destination that is clear and compelling enough, you’ll do whatever it takes to find your way there.
Ralph MarstonWhat are you good at? Expectations
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