There is no straight line to success. I’m not the only one that thought that huh? Good. I know it sounds cliché, in fact, it may be, but does that make it false? Nope! Not at all. The statement is true and it causes some to never get in the game. They stop before they begin… sounds crazy, right? How do you stop before you begin? Let’s call it Dreamers Remorse!! It’s like buyer’s remorse. You know, when you make a purchase, get all excited about it, but then you get home and start feeling guilty. So, what do you do? That’s right you return it!
So what the heck is Dreamers Remorse? Before we answer that, let’s get Webster’s involved.
A Dreamer is:
- one that dreams
- one who lives in a world of fancy and imagination
- one who has ideas or conceives projects regarded as impractical: visionary
- a gnawing distress arising from a sense of guilt for past wrongs: self-reproach
Together they constitute Dreamers Remorse: one who has ideas or conceives projects regarded as impractical — a visionary that develops a gnawing distress arising from a sense of guilt for past wrongs —s Self-reproach.
The “are you smarter than a 5th grader” version
People have goals and dreams, but somehow talk themselves out of pursuing them before they begin their journey. They worry if others will think they’re crazy. Don’t convince yourself to defer your dreams and goals. Your dreams live deep inside and keep you awake at night without end.
As the late and great Jim Rohn said, “Don’t take that class”! His philosophy rings true, specifically in this instance. There is a minimum of 6 life classes that you should avoid. Let’s look at them together.
Catalog of courses to avoid
- ADVANCED FEAR OF CHANGE 3001
A fast-paced course that instructs you on the various methods of staying to the same. Participants can expect to learn how to avoid growth opportunities and creating new goals like a pro.
- WAITING 1301
A slow and simple course that teaches the most effective ways to procrastinate on any given task. Participants can expect to master Stalling techniques that can keep you from meeting any deadline that is created. Gain in-depth onsite on how to show up late, wait until the last minute and how to blameshift.
- It’s NOT A GOOD TIME 2301
Registration has been postponed for this course, There wasn’t a good time to develop the instruction materials.
- DOUBTING YOURSELF 1302 (A beginner’s course)
This course teaches the art of not believing in yourself and how to forget your goals. Participants can expect to develop a knack for self-sabotage.
- YOU DON’T KNOW MY LIFE 2302
An in-depth study on how to use your past as a hammer and not a book. Participants can expect to learn the art of reliving your past failures and using them to remain stagnant.
- EXCELLING AT NOTHING 1301
An advanced course encompassing the entire catalog. Participants learn the ability to be less than average at life and the inability to get anything from life. The course also includes advanced excuse making. Upon completing the course, participants are proficient in sitting and doing nothing.
Get the Picture
Jim Rohn told us, not to take these courses with good reason. It leads us nowhere and produces nothing. Your success greatly depends on you, but that does not mean you have to do it alone. Ask for help. Find books that will help you focus on your true goals, and seek out a mentor for additional guidance. the wheels turning in your mind or a YouTube video that excites you. No work equals a 100% chance that you will not succeed!