One day when the employees of a company reached office, they saw a big notice on the door on which it was written “the man who was hindering all their growth and progress has passed away yesterday. His funeral will be in the gym. You all are invited to join”. All the employees got curious that who was that man that has stopped all the growth of the company and themselves also. But they were happy that it’s good that he is died.

The security agents were ordered to control the curious employees and not allow them to be crowded in the gym. Every employee goes to the coffin placed in the gym but return silently with more curiosity.

One by one the thrilled employees got closer to the coffin and when they see inside, they suddenly become speechless. Actually there was a mirror inside the coffin and when the employee got closer and sees himself in the mirror placed inside the coffin, employee got shocked and stood in silence as though someone had touched the deepest part of the soul.

On the side of mirror there was written a note “This person in the mirror — is only responsible for every hindrance in your growth and progress”. The person who is setting limits on you is only YOU. No one else. Not your BOSS — Not your COMPANY — Not your TERRITORY.

You — Only You are responsible for your every setback. For your every loss — for your every failure. You have to change this YOU — to change your LIFE.

We the shit complainers — complain a lot about our outer world that we are facing all the difficulties and we are not progressing because of this and that but we don’t focus on our inner world. We don’t focus on ourselves that CHANGE BEGINS FROM WITHIN.

“You must be the change you want to see in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi

You are the only person who can revolutionize your world. You are only person who can bring transformation into your life. You are the only person who can bring happiness into your life. You are only person who can turn adversities into opportunities — who can turn weaknesses into strengths — wh0 can turn disabilities into abilities — You are only person who are responsible for every growth and progress. You are the CHANGE. CHANGE is from you.

As quoted by the GREAT IQBAL — To find the purpose of your life — you have to dig deep into yourself.

Your life doesn’t change when your boss changes, when your friend changes, when your company changes, when your partner changes. Your life only changes when YOU — THIS YOU Changes.

You are blocked and stuck in the limiting beliefs created by YOU. You are made limitless. You are given limitless capabilities. Your given limitless power but you have created barriers for you. You have put limitations on you.

As quoted — Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate — Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light not our darkness that frightens us.

Now everyday look in the mirror and think that either you will allow this person in the mirror standing in front of you — to hinder your growth — to stop your progress — to cause you setbacks or you will defeat this man in the mirror.

“You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.” Jim Rohn

“The moment you take responsibility for everything in your life is the moment you can change anything in your life.” Hal Elrod

You have to defeat this man in front of you in the mirror. Be limitless. Be fearless. Limits are like elastic band, how much you pull this elastic band, it expands. You to push this elastic band of limits and your space will expand until at some point, this elastic band of limits will break and you will become limitless.

As quoted by Marilyn Monroe — The sky is not the limit. You mind is.

As quoted by Bruce Lee — Either you push your limits or die.

As quoted by Usain Bolt — I don’t think of limits.

“Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you to where you want to go, no one else.” Les Brown




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Career Tribe by Ishtiaq Khan

Career Tribe by Ishtiaq Khan


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