You believe that you should have everything figured out in life before you reach 30, 40, 50, etc. The older you get, the less opportunity you think you have to do something new. The only reason you think it’s too late to start is because that’s what you grew up believing.
You think that you have to cram everything in before the general retirement age of 65. After that, it’s time to play golf, work on your garden, travel, and play with the grandkids. This simply isn’t true.
If you’re determined to do something, it is never too late to start. Here are some famous examples of people who started late.
• Ray Croc was 59 years old when he bought…
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Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Every human behavior can be explained by what precedes it. But that does not excuse it.
Gavin de Becker
If it’s important you will find a way. If it’s not, you will find an excuse.
Do you worry about other people’s opinion? Are you afraid you will get laughed at? You don’t want people to reject your ideas. You don’t want to look like a fool. What you need to realize now: None of this matters.
At the end of your life when you look back, what you want to remember is a journey that makes you smile. Regardless of what everyone else thinks of you, if you’ve followed your intuition and done your best, win or lose, you won’t regret a thing.
There have been so many crazy ideas that even the so-called experts thought were a bad idea. That did not stop these people:
• J.K. Rowling was penniless, recently divorced, on welfare and raising a child on her own. She wrote the first Harry Potter book on an old manual typewriter. Twelve publishers rejected the manuscript. A year later she was given…
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