The Entrepreneur Forum | Startups | Entrepreneurship | Starting a Business | Motivation | Success

INTRO I'm in the biggest race of my life against time and myself

Accelerate wealth. Build a business that pays freedom. Join more than 70,000 entrepreneurs and register for the Fastlane Entrepreneur forum. Remove ads? Join the INSIDERS.

fvckdej_

New Contributor
Read Millionaire Fastlane
Apr 21, 2020
6
5
14
Lagos
I feel like I've been asleep my whole life and just recently
woke up to realise I'm in the biggest race of my life against time.
I never really had control of my life. It felt just like watching your life
unfold right in front you and not having the power or ability to influence
most of the scenarios that played out . For the longest I'd always accepted
things just the way they were, eventually I realised that things will only remain
the same if I accepted it to be that way. I'm on a journey now to prove to my old self
and others around me that the only thing stopping anyone from achieving a lot is
themselves and not the government, the economy, good luck or the lack of it.
Sometimes I feel like I'm deceiving my self and that with time I'll eventually fall back into my old pattern
of thinking. I hate that feeling, it makes me feel like my dreams and aspirations are not valid.
But I know it's just my old self talking. So if there are people on here who could relate to this post,
I hope you're doing all you can to keep ahead in this race. I hope your self doubts don't consume you
and render your dreams shattered. You will win this race even if it ends up being a marathon.
 

Don't like ads? Remove them while supporting the forum. Subscribe.

lunga ngcobo

Bronze Contributor
Read Millionaire Fastlane
I've Read UNSCRIPTED
Speedway Pass
Mar 29, 2019
143
206
155
I feel like I've been asleep my whole life and just recently
woke up to realise I'm in the biggest race of my life against time.
I never really had control of my life. It felt just like watching your life
unfold right in front you and not having the power or ability to influence
most of the scenarios that played out . For the longest I'd always accepted
things just the way they were, eventually I realised that things will only remain
the same if I accepted it to be that way. I'm on a journey now to prove to my old self
and others around me that the only thing stopping anyone from achieving a lot is
themselves and not the government, the economy, good luck or the lack of it.
Sometimes I feel like I'm deceiving my self and that with time I'll eventually fall back into my old pattern
of thinking. I hate that feeling, it makes me feel like my dreams and aspirations are not valid.
But I know it's just my old self talking. So if there are people on here who could relate to this post,
I hope you're doing all you can to keep ahead in this race. I hope your self doubts don't consume you
and render your dreams shattered. You will win this race even if it ends up being a marathon.
Congrats on getting past the past the first stage to success now a tough road of staying motivated and protecting your dream lies ahead.

The trick is to keep moving nometer what! your biggest challenge is other humans who desire to kill your dream and want you to end up like them. assholes and haters are your biggest opsticles. make sure to stay away from those. good luck!!
 

kleine2

Bronze Contributor
Read Millionaire Fastlane
I've Read UNSCRIPTED
Speedway Pass
Sep 15, 2013
151
196
143
Hi,
I can really relate to what you are saying.
One of the things I can recommend is to join or create a mastermind group in order to be around other people that support encourage and help each other along the road.
It's good to keep a positive view and to remember that most people are good people, not out to get you or anything and mostly just having struggles of their own.
All the best
Elisha
 

fvckdej_

New Contributor
Read Millionaire Fastlane
Apr 21, 2020
6
5
14
Lagos
Congrats on getting past the past the first stage to success now a tough road of staying motivated and protecting your dream lies ahead.

The trick is to keep moving nometer what! your biggest challenge is other humans who desire to kill your dream and want you to end up like them. assholes and haters are your biggest opsticles. make sure to stay away from those. good luck!!
Thank you for taking your time to respond and encourage me. I really appreciate it.
 

fvckdej_

New Contributor
Read Millionaire Fastlane
Apr 21, 2020
6
5
14
Lagos
Hi,
I can really relate to what you are saying.
One of the things I can recommend is to join or create a mastermind group in order to be around other people that support encourage and help each other along the road.
It's good to keep a positive view and to remember that most people are good people, not out to get you or anything and mostly just having struggles of their own.
All the best
Elisha
Thanks a lot Elisha. Do you know of any such groups I could join?
 

kleine2

Bronze Contributor
Read Millionaire Fastlane
I've Read UNSCRIPTED
Speedway Pass
Sep 15, 2013
151
196
143
Thanks a lot Elisha. Do you know of any such groups I could join?

Depending on what industry you operate in it might make sense to find people in the same or close areas or to create your own group with people that you know in that industry. I've seen that there are also some threads here on the forum for mastermind groups, you could also start your own.
 

fvckdej_

New Contributor
Read Millionaire Fastlane
Apr 21, 2020
6
5
14
Lagos
Depending on what industry you operate in it might make sense to find people in the same or close areas or to create your own group with people that you know in that industry. I've seen that there are also some threads here on the forum for mastermind groups, you could also start your own.
alright, I'll look into it. Thanks a lot
 

Sponsored Offers

Introducing MJ's Personal Unscripted Network, Join Now for FREE!
Text... (via @Black_Dragon43 ) A forum user recently said something poignant. "Don't ask a...
  • Sticky
MARKETPLACE NEW: The Best School for Going Fastlane (Now open for summer enrollment)
With 300+ students, the method and/or main sources of traffic don't saturate? Seems web design...
MARKETPLACE Fox Web School "Legend" Group Coaching Program 2021
Hi - I sent out some emails with the updates but I'll PM you now also, thanks. The issue is...
MARKETPLACE Not sure how to start? This free book will teach you how to build a successful web design business
Hi Fox. Starting the book and got through the introduction. Had a conversation with Andy Black...
  • Sticky
MARKETPLACE You Are One Call Away From Living Your Dream Life - LightHouse’s Accountability Program ⚡
Chris is super sharp and is aware of many facets of entrepreneurship and can help get your...

Learn Fastlane Business Skills & Get Profitable Within 30 Days...

Get Started Now

Don't like ads? Remove them while supporting the forum. Subscribe.

New Topics

Fastlane Insiders

View the forum AD FREE.
Private, unindexed content
Detailed process/execution threads
Ideas needing execution, more!

Join Fastlane Insiders.

More Intros...

Top Bottom