Thanos Antoniou
Dec 3, 2018 · 3 min read

Sometimes life goals look a lot like a bank note on the floor. You see it a few meters ahead of you and you want to move quickly to grab it before anyone else.

But the problem is that the bank note is on the other side of the road. And you need to cross it in order to collect this bloody bank note.

The pedestrians traffic light is red and cars go through the road every now and then. You wait and wait and the traffic light never turns green. And to make things even worst you can see other people eyeing the bank note.

You are facing two choices:

You either wait until the traffic light allows you to cross the street and then you run before anyone else towards the bank note.

Or you take the risk and you cross the road while watching out to not be hit by a car.

The first alternative provides you the higher moral ground of not breaking any laws or risking too much to reach the bank note.

The second alternative gives you a greater likelihood of being the first one on the bank note.

Sometimes, it does not matter who saw the bank note first. Timing is the key to obtaining it.

And in this kind of cases you cannot rely on waiting for the perfect time to occur.

You need to create the perfect timing.

To ignore the safety precautions.

To take the additional risk.

And to seize the opportunity.

Otherwise, someone else will do it before you.Sometimes life goals look a lot like a bank note on the floor. You see it a few meters ahead of you and you want to move quickly to grab it before anyone else.

But the problem is that the bank note is on the other side of the road. And you need to cross it in order to collect this bloody bank note.

The pedestrians traffic light is red and cars go through the road every now and then. You wait and wait and the traffic light never turns green. And to make things even worst you can see other people eyeing the bank note.

You are facing two choices:

You either wait until the traffic light allows you to cross the street and then you run before anyone else towards the bank note.

Or you take the risk and you cross the road while watching out to not be hit by a car.

The first alternative provides you the higher moral ground of not breaking any laws or risking too much to reach the bank note.

The second alternative gives you a greater likelihood of being the first one on the bank note.

Sometimes, it does not matter who saw the bank note first. Timing is the key to obtaining it.

And in this kind of cases you cannot rely on waiting for the perfect time to occur.

You need to create the perfect timing.

To ignore the safety precautions.

To take the additional risk.

And to seize the opportunity.

Otherwise, someone else will do it before you.

Originally posted at > Thanos Antoniou — The voice inside my head

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Sapere Aude Incipe

Sapere Aude means Dare To Be Wise. This publication is a place for individual thinkers where ideas are free to be discussed, criticized and debated. We all feel lost in life sometimes and want to know more about ourselves and the world. Let’s find the answers together.

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