When I was working my way through university in the summers, I had a job at a totally rustic resort that was only accessible by sea plane – it was that remote! This place catered to high powered American executives that paid quite a lot to stay in the lodge, fish, and just get away from it all.
There was no TV, no radio – it was a really peaceful place!
I was the only waitress working there, and I actually got to spend a lot of time sitting on the dock just chatting with these guys. They were CEOs and top executives of some big companies – these guys owned tons of stock and they were very wealthy.
I was a bit intimidated by them because of that at first, but the experiences that I had as I spent time with these people through my summer job showed me that all these guys that were super super successful were really just like me – regular human beings (I know – I was surprised too!
They showed me that there was no difference between me and them. Even though I was ‘just a waitress’, they never treated me any differently or showed me any less respect, and I learned a lot just from chatting with them!
I mention this because it really served me later on when I got into the business I am in now and started working with these big name gurus – the people on the talk shows, bestselling authors, etc.
I know that a lot of my students kind of feel they are somehow separated from that – that they’re very different or somehow not on that level, which is just so completely not the reality of it!
Successful people feel exactly the same way we do. When they do succeed, they feel happy about it, and failure feels just as bad to them as it does to us!
BUT, the main difference that I have noticed in super successful people is that Continue Reading
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