If You Think You Can or You Can’t, You’re Right
Article by Carrie Krishnek
Many people are students of personal achievement. The self-help personal development market is huge with people spending billions of dollars every year on learning how to make themselves more effective at their lives, their jobs, and their relationships. If you’re not a student of self-improvement you can still be successful, but it might be something you should think about in terms of optimizing your life. But regardless of how you feel about self-help and personal improvement issues, the matter of personal success is something everybody should be thinking about.
Many successful people are successful only because they chose to be. Despite facing significant odds over the course of their life they made a conscious decision to surmount those odds, to overcome them, and to move on to personal success. Many other people who seem to have all the tools and the skills necessary to be dramatically successful fail miserably. Often times these failures are not a matter of external forces