There is no map. You won’t know where you are going until you get there. Everyone likes to think they know exactly what is going to happen and how they are going to be successful. That’s not the case.
All you have is tools and knowledge, and most of what you will gain on your journey will be more tools and knowledge.
You only get the map to success after you become successful. That’s why experts are still able to talk about how they know about becoming successful.
Does that mean the entire situation is hopeless? Not at all. We all have unique maps, and it’s the desire to see what these maps look like that makes us want to become successful. Maybe you thought that consultation sessions would make you successful, and you end up becoming successful because you are able to write 1 book every month. Maybe you end up becoming successful because you land a high paying job and use some of your earnings to invest into something that turns into a multimillion dollar business.
We can go by what we think is our map. As we go by the steps that we believe will make us successful, there will be speed bumps and road blocks. However, too many people think that there will only be speed bumps and road blocks.
Although they do exist, there are also short cuts. Going from gaining 10 followers every day to gaining 50 followers every day is a short cut. You get to gain 5,000 followers in the same amount of time you gained 1,000 followers. Offering a free prize is also a short cut to getting more sales and subscribers. Being lucky enough to read certain blog post revolving around your niche on this blog and others as well with very valuable information also serves as a short cut. Speed bumps and road blocks slow down success, but short cuts allow you to skip past some of your speed bumps and road blocks. Is time your speed block. There are several ways to manage your time more effectively. In fact, waking up an hour earlier may be all you need to do to solve the problem.
The only part of the map that you get to see from the start is your level of happiness. Your happiness ultimately decides whether or not you are going to get your copy of the map. If you are happy with what you do, then you will have more motivation to do extraordinary work even when the situation looks bleak.
Your unique map to success in unattainable because it contains your future–something that you do not know anything about until it becomes your reality. You never know how close you are to accomplishing your dreams, but if you continue doing what you do, you will definitely get there. You don’t get given a map to success. You create your own map to success and learn along the way.
What are your thoughts about the map to success? Do you have any additional advice for having a good attitude as you discover your map to success? Please share your thoughts and advice below.