Success is Easy, Right?

Everyone wants easy, right? We are an immediate gratification society. Microwaves that cook in seconds, diets that eliminate ten pounds overnight, and a home business that will make you a millionaire in a month. But microwaves destroy any nutritional value your food happens to have.  And drastic diets can kill you. Likewise, buying into the instant business success myth can crush your chances of ever making significant money as an entrepreneur. I’m very interested in success.  Business and personal.   I take in everything I can on the subject. And most of what I read and hear tries to boil it down into something “easy” to attain.  And attain now. But it’s not.  It’s not easy.  And it’s not immediate. And I know that’s not what you want to hear. But it’s true. And because we’ve been conditioned by overzealous product promoters to expect overnight riches, too many of us give up before we give our business any real chance of success. I love all the easy stuff as much as the next person.  Yes, you can change your attitude instantly.  And having a positive mental attitude is essential to success. So it’s cool that you can do something right now to further your path to success.  But it’s truly the first step in a thousand mile journey. And it’s not easy.  And most people — like 97% (at least) — will never find success.  Meaning they will never be financially independent.  They will never have complete control over their time. But, the encouraging thing is you can do it. And, there is probably some proof of that in...