My coach is a force to be reckoned with – great career advice from her love of college basketball…
THE CINDERELLA STORY
by Suzanne Evans
In college basketball, the term, “Cinderella Story,” is often used for the underdog who comes out of nowhere to win the prize. It is a romantic idea about rising from the ashes and winning the prince or prize.
Ponder what it takes to win a championship or bring home a gold medal.
- How many early morning training sessions?
- Pulled muscles?
- How much money saved?
- How much money spent?
- How many heartbreaks?
- Days when you couldn’t go on?
- Days when you knew you could do it?
It’s amazing what goes into a WIN!
What does it take?
Some of it is obvious. Hard work, commitment, dedication, etc, but what isn’t so obvious?
What do you really want for your life and business? What are you WILLING to sacrifice? Do? Be? Try?
- How WILLING are you to fail?
- How WILLING are you to try something new?
- How WILLING are you to leave others behind so you can grow?
- How WILLING are you to get up again?
- What are you WILLING to stop doing?
- What are you WILLING to start?
On my desk I have a little handmade sign that reads:
“THERE ARE NO CINDERELLA STORIES”
And there aren’t. I look at this picture every day.
Magic and manifestation are the principles I operate from, but WILL is my highest value.
(c) Suzanne Evans (reprinted with permission)
NY Times Bestselling Author, Suzanne Evans, went from secretary to a six million dollar business in just 6 years. Her company landed in the INC 500/5000 for four straight years and she lost 75 pounds in the process. She teaches thousands of entrepreneurs and startups to make millions while making a big impact.
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