You have to go out there an earn it every day. There is no fundamental difference that makes you better than the next. (Insert Successful Person Here) is a human, they make mistakes, and I guarantee they don’t have a secret to success. They put their pants on one leg at a time. No matter who you look up to, they are human and they make choices on daily basis, just like you.
What differentiates people are what they do consistently on a daily basis. These are called habits. Whoever has the most good habits is typically the most successful. The most successful person is typically the person who has made the most good decisions. The only question is, are you disiplined and commited enough to fullfill your purpose?
Nobody in this world owes you anything. We’re born alone and we’ll die alone. Due to this, you have to earn everything. Be committed to your purpose and be disciplined when the times get tough. People themselves aren’t extraordinary, it’s what they do that is extraordinary. This falls back on their habits and daily actions. These small daily decisions compound into who they are. Life is the sum of all the choices you make. John Maxwell once said, “Life is a matter of choices, and every choice you make makes you.” This such a powerful idea because it explains why we are who we are. It also shows that who we are tomorrow starts with who we are today. If you’ve made bad decisions in the past, it’s not too late to make the comeback!