Everyone has the ability to be great. In fact, greatness is probably the most natural of all achievements. So why don’t more of us achieve greatness? One reason is that we get in our own way. Another reason is that we often don’t receive the right amount of encouragement.
Here are the top ten excuses for not being great, along with some quick advice on how you can achieve greatness.
Top 10 excuses for not being great
1. You don’t know how.
Huh? You’re kidding, right? You don’t know how to do something? I have one word for you: Google.
Need a book? Your public library has thousands and you won’t have to wait in line because nobody goes there.
Need tutelage? Hire a coach.
Information is more accessible now than any other point in history and most of it is free. Get good at accessing what you need to know. It’s your ticket to greatness.
2. You don’t know the right people.
As with information, people are more accessible than ever before. Nearly anyone you need to know can be found on Twitter, Facebook, or Linkedin.
Make yourself a little more available and you’re half way there.