You’ll need to begin ACTING toward your goal. Confidence doesn’t lead to success. You need to behave successfully to develop confidence. Similarly, clarity and inspiration won’t usually lead to action. It’s action in a positive direction that facilitates clarity and inspiration. Finally, your personality doesn’t set your path. Your path is what produces your personality.
…incredible kids. That external pressure created internal resolve to live my life to a higher level. The opposite of conventional wisdom is true: It’s not great power that creates responsibility. It’s great responsibility that creates power. When my situation demanded me to be more, I became more. To quote historian Will Durant, “I think the ability of the average man could be doubled if it were demanded, if the situation demanded.”