Success And Poison Ivy

Dated: 07/01/2013

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With all the tossing and turning, I slept all of three hours last night.

The cause of my restlessness?
A bout of itching and scratching the likes of which I've never experienced before.
Now before you start wondering if I need to rush to the nearest Walgreen's for some tough actin' Tinactin, I ran into some poison ivy this week while working in the yard and it got me good on my arms and legs.
So what's all this have to do with success, you ask?
Well, let's think about it...
When you're facing the incredible itch caused by poison ivy (or more personal sources) the only thing you desire is to end it. Nothing else matters and no distraction is big enough to take your mind off the goal of immediate relief.
That's where success comes in.
Whether your prize is to relieve the maddening itch above or to earn a million dollars, you must devote all of your time and focused energy on making it happen. The more of your time and energy you are able and willing to apply, the quicker and the more likely you are to achieve success.
There really is no other way.
If you are easily distracted or put more importance on other activities, the further you distance yourself from your goal.
Put another way, what you scratch is what you get.
Now if you'll excuse me, I've got to put some more calamine lotion on...
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Carolann Newton

I was a domestic paralegal for 8 years prior to Real Estate. Since I have been in Real Estate I have grown to love this business, even though it does have it's challenges; it is very exciting. There i....

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