Monday Motivation: The importance of Luck
Jun 18, 2018
This blog post comes in the aftermath of Father’s Day and is particularly aimed at those who are repeaters ,although
others would also benefit. I shall be
sharing some quotes/ videos which have helped me in my darkest times.
There will surely be times when
you feel no one understands your struggle and that it would be better to quit.
That is when you need to remember-the journey of a long distance runner is
But sooner or later, success is won by the person who has
PERSEVERANCE and DETERMINATION. Talent is a myth. At max, the influence of talent is 10%. 90% of
all success is determined by how tough you are mentally. Of course a 5 foot
person should not aspire to be an NBA Basketball Player, yet for most fields of
human endeavour , it will be raw grit that sees you through.
Here are some quotes which may
You think Talent beats Luck?
1) Connor McGregor , a world
famous Mixed Martial Arts fighter who has been the UFC Champion.
“There's no talent here, this is
hard work. This is an obsession. Talent does not exist, we are all equal as
human beings. You could be anyone if you put in the time. You will reach the
top, and that is that. I am not talented, I am obsessed.”
You hate studying for CAT/ Working for your aspirations and find it too tedious?
2) Muhammad Ali, The world’s
“I hated every minute of training.
But I said ,’suffer now, and live the rest of your life as a champion”
3) Feeling low about Life?
any of the Rocky training montages you can find on Youtube. Sample here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnqZl_blT7E
(I admit I like cheesy videos) :D
4) Do you think luck plays a huge
Then read this quote by Charles Munger, the billionaire partner of Warren
“ The only way to ensure success
is to make sure you deserve it”
5) Lastly all that we do is often
inspired by our parents. Watch this heart rending video from the 1992 Olympics
which tells all about Fathers, Sons, Success and Most of all NOT GIVING UP!
See this! Go, see this!
PS: The title "Importance of Luck" was purely click bait. As I know most of you are lazy enough to believe Luck plays a huge role. Now Go! Work!