Why People Fail

Why People Fail

A noted psychologist was asked recently to give reasons why so many people failed in the effort to make life successful. These are his 10, frank and valid reasons: [emember_protected custom_msg=”Click here and register now to read the rest of the article!”]

1. Finding fault with the other fellow, but never seeing your own.
2. Doing as little as possible, and trying to get as much as possible for it.
3. Spending much time showing up the other fellow’s weak points, and too little time correcting your own.
4. Slandering those we do not like.
5. Procrastination.
6. Deceit.
7. False belief that we are smart enough to reap a harvest of pay before sowing a crop of honest service.
8. Disloyalty to those who have trusted us.
9. Egotism— the belief that we know it all, and no one can tell us anything.
10. Last, but not least, lack of necessary training and education to enable us to stand at the head of our work.

Now, I intend to keep my remarks brief while remembering these 10 valid points. It’s a very simple concept: sow your seed, be diligent and honest with that seed, and in due time you will reap the fruits of your labor. Take the shortcuts or let the tares grow amongst your wheat, and you’ll soon figure out what it means to fail.

BIO: Donald Kirkland (AU 1803 AB 158) is a third generation Floridian, from Medulla (South Lakeland) and admitted “Florida Cracker.” He has worked at Higgenbotham Auctioneers since 1993. Donald enjoys the agriculture community spirit, 4-H, FHA, FFA. Donald is a certified and licensed auctioneer and real estate associate.

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