The Extra You’ve Always Wanted

Some people are just extraordinary.

Some are gifted with a talent that others don’t have

Some are born with skills more than others

Really?

No. Not really! No one is extraordinary.

Everyone is ordinary as a matter of fact.

We are separated by two things.

The first is the environment we are born in and what we have been exposed to.

The second is the work we put in to get to where we want to be.

The first you can’t control, the second is totally up to you

Tiger woods is not extraordinary, neither is Kobe Bryant or Lionel Messi or Elon Musk, or Michael Jackson.

If you listen to the stories of people we call extraordinary, you’ll find some or all of these elements, number one being the constant.

  1. Grinding, like their lives depended on it. Hard work.
  2. Early exposure to what they do.
  3. The privilege of an environment that supported them.
  4. Not giving up and the willingness to always try again and take risks and opportunities.
  5. Connecting with people that help.

There you go.

The extra you’ve always wanted, and it’s up to you.

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Olabanji Stephen

Olabanji Stephen

I see the world differently and attempt to interpret it in ways that inspire genius