COLUMN: Life offers rewards to those who persevere

2016-06-16 06:00
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Don’t forget, hard work is not out of fashion. And by hard work I don ‘t mean getting up at 4am. Catch a train at 6am. And get to work at 7.30am. And knock off at 4.30pm. And be at home at 6pm.

And by then you are fed up. You don’t want to hear anything. You don’t want your kids making noise with their homework. You just want your peace of mind. And that are soapies.

You are going to watch them until late at night. When you retire. And go to bed. And the follow day, follow the same routine. That’s your hard work. No, that’s not the hard work I am talking about here.

I am talk about bold steps. I am talking about thinking big. And I am saying; that’s not out of fashion. Some may say it is. Don’t think big. Don’t take bold steps. And don’t have a dream.

It is out of fashion. It never works. Who says? Not the one who wants to do that. But the one who doesn’t. He says that. He says it is out of fashion. Do you see the contradiction?

Anyway let us not go there. Let us go to hard work. What is it? We have established that it is not 24 hours. You will be finished by then. You must do what you love. And what you love is your hard work.

Simple. It does not require rocket science. It requires you. And what you love. Now working 24 hours you may not love. Spending 14 hours a day on a job you may not love. It is just a job.

It is not what you love. And what you do not love, you do not give it your best shot. There are no possibilities of ever breaking the ceiling. You can’t expand. You can’t grow. You are limited.

Come to what you love. And what do you get? You get all sorts of possibilities. The sky is the limit. That is why you can give it your best shot knowing that you are not confined.

You are not given perimeters to trample. You can go beyond. You can experiment. You can innovate. You can do anything to get to where you want to be. Time is not a factor.

If it means working at night; work at night. If it means working during the day; work during the day. It is all up to you. And how you feel. You are your own boss. You can work for 24 hours.

You can work for 3 hours. You can even work for 10 years. There are people who have done that. Some have worked even more than that. There are no limits to what you can do. The limits are only in your head.

Stay positive.

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