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Listen closely.

It's game time. The clock is ticking, and you've been sitting around hoping things would get done. Sitting around hoping and dreaming that maybe some day something would fall out of the sky and fall onto you served on a golden platter.

You weren't even holding the golden platter -- you were too busy pawning it off for pennies that quickly dwindled because you didn't realize that life was about experiences, not material goods. No one was born to be successful. No one was born to win their awards and to triumph above all. Those people don't exist. Those that were born into money are unfortunate because it is often more difficult for them to realize what struggle is.

You were born into those struggles and hurdles, you were born to fight every moment that was going to end your dreams before they even began. The moment you stop fighting, the moment you lose that encouragement, remember that this is all you've got.

You have one life, not five. You don't get second chances with life, this is your moment to shine and there you are... you're sitting back hoping things will get better in your job and hoping that success will just fall into your lap because you were hopeful?

Sorry if you were misled into thinking life was easy. Life was never meant to be that way. Do not look at your life trying to figure out whether something is easy or difficult, that is not how we succeed, we succeed by understanding that despite every single difficulty we are going to face, we were made to defeat these difficulties, and reap the rewards. There is no greater feeling than that of your work paying off. There are an endless number of easy paths to take in life...

I dare you not to take them.

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