In the recent past, I have been approached by quite a number of people seeking business/entrepreneurial advice from me but they are not willing to do what it takes to achieve their respective visions. They desire success and well being but are not ready to move out of their current comfort zones.
Intention is generally viewed as a pit-bull kind of determination propelling one to succeed at all costs by never giving up on an inner picture. In this view, an attitude that combines hard work with an indefatigable drive toward excellence is the way to succeed. However, intention is viewed very differently in this book.
This morning as I gazed out of the large window of a conference room before a meeting with a major client that happens to be the number one manufacturer of automobiles in the world, I could not help but realize one thing: there is wealth and abundance constantly around us. But most of us are not aware of this truth.
I want to be happy for no reason this year except that I am here and alive and I claim this moment as my own. It's mine. Its got my name on it!
This year, I want to spend more time in nature, not on the path near my home, with its iPods, and cell phones and incessant chatter, but deep in a forest, where the earth recognizes my step, and the ground kisses my feet as I walk.
This year, I want to say no, more often, and not feel guilty, and say yes, more often, and not feel embarrassed.