Once upon a time, the owner of a large store announced that he wished to hire a manager to oversee his expanding business. His need was urgent and he was prepared to make an unprecedented offer to the best talent available. This news immediately attracted hundreds of applicants.
Success did not just happen to successful people; they too, have been through rejection like you and I. So don’t let rejection get you down!
Are you feeling defeated at this point in your life? Do you have 5 minutes to spare me? Click to watch the inspiring video based on the true story of a group of children in Koh Panyee, a little island in the south of Thailand. It is a floating village in the middle of the sea that has not an inch of soil. The children there loved to watch football but they had no place to play or practice. Guess what they did?
the stones that others hurl you can be used to hurt you and can bury you alive if you allow them to. However, we have a choice to take the stones which are thrown at us to build a monument. We cannot stop others from throwing stones at us but we sure can choose what to do with the stones.
This comic beautifully illustrated the quote from Hugh Downs which I shared yesterday, “A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.” In this case … a dog.
Yes, whenever we attempt on something for the first time, it may seem impossible that we will ever get good in doing it. Give yourself a break; Thomas Edison didn’t get the light bulb to work in his first attempt and he didn’t even came close to making it work in the hundredth time. And have you read about the story of Colonel Sanders who started KFC from scratch in his retirement years?