Most problems hide opportunities. Remember the saying "a blessing in disguise"? In the midst of everything certain experiences might seem tragic, but as time passes we might realize they were, in fact, useful lessons.
The only difference between opportunities and problems stands in one's perception. In other words, it depends on our mindset.
Each year, a university professor would begin his first class by teaching his students what he saw as one of the most important life lessons about priorities.
He would start by pulling out a glass jar. He would place a few fist-sized rocks into the jar, to the top, and ask the students:
"Is the jar full?"
The class would answer with a unanimous "Yes".
Passion is one key to unlocking the treasure chest containing your purpose and mission in life.
Getting to KNOW ourselves is critical in choosing the direction we will GO in life, and a solid self-discovery process starts with being aware of our strengths and weaknesses.
However, if we are to continue to GROW and make a significant impact we must make our mission line up with our passions.
High performers, such as Elon Musk and Richard Branson, are incredibly talented. They have unique qualities and abilities that many of us don't have.
But, here's the thing: we all have unique talents.
What most of us lack, though, is the ability to create routines to focus and make the best of our natural talents.
When it comes to success, it's easy to think that ingenious, intelligent, and diligent people will inevitably become successful entrepreneurs.
As a young farm boy with the dream of becoming an entrepreneur I knew that I needed to learn to think like an entrepreneur to make up for my lack of experience and formal education. In this article I share the 35 ways of thinking that every young entrepreneur needs to adopt in order to be successful.