At one minute past midnight on January 1st, we all had the same opportunity presented to us. We all were given a clean blank canvas to use to draw our future success. So with the New Year now 9 days old, let me ask: What did you draw?
- Did it show more of the same or a bold picture of what you are truly capable of achieving?
- Did you draw a future that is below your capabilities or one that will offer you growth and success?
- Did your picture show your knowledge and skills getting stale or did you draw what it looks like when you truly invest in yourself and your future?
- Did your picture show you being victimized by distractions or circumstance, or did it depict you as a master of your circumstances?
- Did your picture show how you will be different in 2017 or did it show you “stuck in the mud” and re-living all of what you wish you had changed last year?
Wait…maybe you didn’t draw your future. If so, then it’s not too late. You can start with the above questions. George Eliot (the pen name used by Mary Ann Evans, an English novelist, poet, journalist, translator and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era) said, “It is never too late to be who you might have been.”
There are many more questions that only you can ask and only you can answer. But, what will you draw? The choice is yours: Your future success is yours also, but you have to define it first for it to become a reality
Don’t miss this opportunity to be bold today and every day that follows. Take the first step now. Start drawing…the canvas of your life is right here.