This one is a little personal. This one is a little more universal and does not just apply to training or fitness. There is a growing trend of laziness in this world. There is a trend that drives me nuts and that is that far too often people expect things to just happen.
In too many facets of life, it seems people expect things to just magically work the way they want them to and how they expect them to. No matter what the job, it seems that people are afraid or allergic to working hard and being held responsible for even the simplest of tasks.
If you want to get anywhere worth being, hard work still matters. Hard work is still the path to success. You can try the shortcuts, but if you want to grow and learn, then put in the time and effort necessary to achieve the things you want.
No one is going to set you up for success better than you can. AND WHY SHOULD THEY? That my friends in the million dollar question. Why are your dreams and your goals someone else’s responsibility? Not even dreams and goals, but little day to day tasks. Why do we walk around with this expectation that we don’t have to put in the time and energy necessary to make our wants into reality.
One of the best quotes that I heard recently that resonates with me is as follows:
If you don’t build your dream, someone will hire you to build theirs ~Tony Gaskins
It really is that simple. If you are not going to work to build what you want, then you will help someone else build what they want. If you are not willing to put in the time and effort to get where you want to be in life, then stop complaining. This world is not out to crush your dream, but it isn’t going to hand it to you either.
When you are ready to start building, let’s get after it! It’s your time…put in the time and work necessary for you to make that dream real!