It’s a time of year when we look for signs of a new and better year. That’s why it’s so important to look in places where meaningful, lasting change can be generated. That place is best found within ourselves.
He had great successes and equally impressive failures.
He married Elizabeth Taylor and he died a tragic death.
But he left an indelible impression on my mind, and I’m sure, many other’s, with some words I have never forgotten.
“I have been broke many times, but I have never been poor”
‘Broke’ is a temporary inconvenience.
‘Poor’ is a permanent state of mind!
For those who fear failure and can’t get past it. For those who still struggle to make a $. For those who are on the verge of giving up and for those who continue to push ahead at all cost. Take courage in those words. They can change your mindset and keep you focused on your destination.
Make sure you start the year with a map that points to where you are going. Stick to it, trust it, and never give up. Without a map, you are destined to get lost. Always remember: It’s ok to be broke – it’s only temporary!