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Hard Work Won't Make You Successful -- But Doing This Will

I don’t blame anyone who has become frustrated and disillusioned with the working world. It is a huge disappointment to grow up and realize that most of what we’ve been taught about how to be successful is bad advice. We were taught “Just work hard at whatever job you get, and things will work out.” That’s false. Working hard at your job does not get you much. When you work hard at a job where the boss doesn’t value your efforts, all your hard work gets you is taken for granted. Just working hard by itself will exhaust you and shorten your lifespan without any benefits to you. There has to be more to success than merely working hard, or millions of people around the world would be a lot more successful than they are! If you are at work right now, think about the investment of time and energy you are making. Imagine that you only went home to sleep for four hours a night, and gave up all the rest of your personal time to get more work done. Imagine that you practically lived at your de…

Like a fish

I started taking swimming lessons because I wanted to become a good swimmer. Initially, I thought swimming was easy, but it was not so. I cried on the first two days. I began swimming lessons in the three feet pool and learnt how to float. After two days, I learnt how to flap my legs and then moved on to the five feet pool. Now, I am a good swimmer. I have even got an annual membership in the club.

Easy steps to learn:
1. Believe you can do it.
2. Practise — it makes one perfect.
3. Start small and then move toward bigger things. Step-by-step progress will bring out great possibilities in you.

I felt ecstatic that I am finally able to swim.