One Destination, Multiple Paths
When I first moved out on my own, one of the first pieces of advice I was given by my Step-dad was to make sure I found different routes to and from my home.
I would spend hours riding around with my favorite music playing looking for different routes to my favorite places. I always chose nice neighborhoods to live in so the routes were always scenic. Whether they were surrounded by huge homes or tall condominium buildings, the view always made me look forward to more.
You have to surround yourself with what you want to see more of.
Whether in your personal life, professional development or simply your home environment. Prime example, my rides home through nice neighborhoods. If you want to be successful in any area of your life then you have to surround yourself with successful images or their likeness. You don’t have to go all out and befriend every person that fits that description or spend thousand of dollars to create an image but you do need to have reminders of what you want to be.
Some people believe that in order to perfect your craft that you have to give it your everything. While this may be easy for some people, it will not be for all. Some people have multiple jobs, families and so on. Everyone isn’t born with a silver spoon in their mouths so some of you will have to put in the work. Nothing in life is free (and if it is make sure it’s not a trap). There are plenty of ways for you to make money while you work on your ultimate goal.
Every path you take may not lead you to your exact destination but it may get you closer. Don’t ever get discouraged by the detours in your life. Although, you may find that they don’t take you directly to your [preferred] destination they may help get you one step closer to your goals.
Reminder: There are multiple ways to get you to where you want to be.
Hope this helps someone
*Read my previous post about Detours…