Yes, "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams," in the words of Eleanor Roosevelt. Dreams enable us to imagine what could be possible without any limitations or expectations of reality. We are uninhibited in letting our minds run away with creativity, grand aspirations and worldly impact. As children, we dream the biggest. We've all dreamed of being the President or the first person on Mars or winning the Indianapolis 500 or something along those lines.
Throughout the years, I have pushed back against celebrating any milestone in my life. I felt that by celebrating, I would limit myself and be satisfied with today’s achievement instead of looking to tomorrow’s horizon. Turns out, economics backs up my hunch!
As a CEO, I see fear hold people back more than any other thing. It stops them from reaching, innovating, discovering their own abilities. How can you know where the edge is if you don’t go over it every once in a while?
Belief does not come from success. Success comes from belief. I really believe that. Want to set me off? Just tell me you'll 'Try' or 'do your best'. You probably get a response from me with a link to this short video clip.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
- Hellen Keller
“Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.” | The Fountainhead
I love this quote...
-- Morpheus to Neo in the Matrix
"Everything will be all right in the end. If it isn't alright, it isn't the end".
-- The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
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