How To Become A True Professional

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Let us face it. We all want to be great at what we do. We want people to recognize us for what we do. We want to be successful at what we do. It is possible. But it comes with a cost. There is nothing you cannot achieve in your life if you are willing and ready to pay the price. Are you ready?

“You have to perform at a consistently higher level than others. That’s the mark of a true professional.”- Joe Paterno

You can become a true professional. It is possible. If others can do it, you can do it. But you must commit yourself to learning and doing whatever it takes to become a true professional. You must be patient. You must do things differently. You must work harder than others. You must focus on what matters. Because success involves a lot of work. I believe in you. I know with commitment and focus, you can do it. You can succeed. All you need to do is to make the decision to start. Remember, “You are your own luck.” If you want to become a true professional, you must make your own luck.

A Wishful Thinker

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A wishful thinker is only a dreamer. If you want to succeed in life, you must support your wishful thinking with actions. You cannot wish your way to success. You can ONLY work your way to success.

Everything in life has a price. If you want it, you must first pay the price. You must first do the work required before you can get it. If not, it is just a wish. You don’t wish yourself to success. You work yourself to success. In other words, you must do the work to succeed. Success does not come from wishing, it comes from doing the hard work that no one wants to do.

If you want to succeed, if you want to be happy, don’t wish, do the work. Don’t wait for luck. Luck happens to people who are prepared to succeed. The prepared people are the lucky ones in their chosen disciplines.

You will succeed if you just stop wishing and start doing. You will succeed if you can support your wish with actions. You will succeed if you understand that you cannot be successful through wishful thinking. What you sow is what you will reap. What you plant is what you will harvest.

Farmers don’t wish, they plant. Doers don’t wish, they do. Instead of wishing, think of what you want, plan, take action, and follow through.

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