A long time ago, I read a quote that has stuck with me. To be in the classes, look at the masses and do the exact opposite. To get something different, we have to do things that are different than what other people are doing. If everyone gets a job after college, start a business. If everyone is busy aggregating social media followers, go offline and serve people there.
You can have the talent, you can have the resources, you can have the support system, but if you don’t have the drive, a deep burning desire to become the absolute best in your field, #1 in whatever it is that you’re trying to do, be it arts, sports, business, anything at all, you won’t go very far. In order to go far, you need to have a deep burning
Everyone wants results, in all things. But, it’s not so easy to get results. There are obstacles that come in our way. We work (sometimes incessantly) to find a way overcome these obstacles. But, what if we can’t find a way to overcome these obstacles? The answer lies in one word – Pivot. Pivoting does not mean changing your goal. But rather, finding a different way of reaching your goal.
A quick note: Winters can be harsh, especially when you live in a New England. Last winter, we lost power for 5-full days due to a storm. It was frustrating to say the least. This poem was born out of that frustration. Oh power, dear power My heart longed for you Tears rolled down my cheeks The very second I lost you. Heat, internet and water left too Bathrooms became
A quick note: This poem is written from my wife’s perspective. Enjoy! The night was beautiful Moon was full It was oh so peaceful AND THEN IT BEGAN! The uproar the anger the frustration Not a clatter not a clamor not a racket. The deafening silence the dreaded noise forming a rhythm boiling the blood. Wasn’t a dog howling nor a cat meowing not the bear growling or a donkey