A gentleman of ambition is aware of the people he wishes to be associated with both socially and commercially. He knows that moving through different levels of society is akin to stepping through different rooms in an enormous house, each door leading to a grander environment than the last. He may, of course, settle for the comfort of any room he reaches. Alternatively, he may continue through successive doors to surround himself with even greater fineries and riches.
Customers do not want a lecture from you and they certainly don’t want some juvenile in a bad suit forcing his wares upon them
Currently, you are approaching each opportunity with a single possible outcome and when that doesn’t happen you fool yourself that there was nothing more that you could have done.
I admire successful men and women who endured and overcome unusual circumstances to fulfill their dreams.
We do not get to choose how we start out in life. We do not get to choose the day we are born or the family we are born into, what we are named at birth, what country we are born in, and we do not get to choose our ancestry. All these things are predetermined by a higher power. By the time you are old enough to start making decisions for yourself, a lot of things in your life are already in place. It’s important, therefore, that you focus on the future, the only thing that you can change.
Even if everybody says it’s impossible, with determination, there is always something you can do. The last thing is to give up without trying.
Your career growth depends mainly on how well you can articulate and present your performance review.
To my shame, I had never thought to ask anything of the future, and yet woke each and every day embittered because it was never what I needed it to be.
In the corporate world, what is not showcased well simply doesn’t exist for any practical purpose!
The future is a fabulous place to bury your success.