You run into an old friend at the store and notice she’s lost a lot of weight. Her skin is glowing, and she’s bubbling over with energy. It seems like you just saw her a few weeks ago, and she had the body of a couch potato! How could she have gotten fit practically overnight? It doesn’t seem fair.
Or you find out a college buddy has made CEO while you’re still toiling away in middle management. You had better grades than him in school, and now he’s out-earning you by a number you don’t even want to think about. How did he speed up the ladder so fast?
No one who achieves success feels like it happened overnight. Conversely, a large number of people around them think that very thing!
What is the disconnect here? Is there such a thing as overnight success? And if there isn’t, why does it appear that way?
That’s what we discuss in this episode of An Uncluttered Life, and we share plenty of personal examples (as well as this fun example from Seinfeld on the yada-yada-yada style of telling a story.)
This Episode is for You If:
- You think you’re working harder than your more-successful friends and coworkers
- You beat yourself up for not having achieved a greater degree of success in your goals
- You can’t understand why it seems so easy for everyone else
- You find yourself getting jealous of other people’s success in life
- You aren’t sure what you’re doing wrong in your quest for personal and professional success
So take a listen to this episode, and if you find yourself nodding your head, please share it with your friends on Facebook, Pinterest, or Twitter. One thing we can promise: You’re not alone in feeling this way!
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