According to Lao Tsu, “He that controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still.”
The question is: Would you like to realize your goals? Maybe, you’d like to run your own business, expand your material possessions, or succeed in the arts. As the saying goes, “There’s no one path to the pot of gold.” But many people from all walks of life with different backgrounds have successfully found it.
So whether you want to follow the ways of the great financiers, the famous politicians, or the dynamic movie stars, you’ll find that there are common modes of behaviour that each of them followed. And in many cases, they have shared their secrets so you can follow their footsteps.
As the ancient sage Zenrin says, “If you wish to know the road up the mountain, ask the person who goes back and forth on it.” What better way is there to know their secrets than to ask them who made it?
What goals do you want to achieve? And what amount of effort can you commit?
You may want money for the extra things in life, money to build a corporate empire or money to support yourself while you pursue your law studies or painting hobby.
Perhaps you’d like to take some risks in starting something new in your life. You may want to open your new or expand your existing business, devote your time and energy in pursuing an artistic career such as in acting or singing or painting. You may also want to reap the benefits of your yearly endeavors with fabulous vacations several times a year both locally and internationally.
What do you think will bring you happiness. Because as it is, the satisfaction of success takes many forms. Indeed, not only are people seeking financial fortunes but also the ancient goal of peace of mind.
Do you worry? You might be concerned about your health or your family’s well-being. You may be anxious about the added expenses of education, medical bills, or the steady increase of cost of living.
There are several ways out of the endless cycles of worry, stress and anxiety. So right now, you can rise above the whirl of survival to achieve the accomplishments you dream of.
When you’re ready to put your whole efforts into realizing your goals, you will succeed.