There is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs.
People will do a lot to avoid having to take the stairs. They’ll wait for an elevator, even if it’s going to take longer. Or they’ll walk far out of their way just to get to an escalator. The same is for Success, people avoid doing the extra 10% to get ahead, many times because they are not getting paid to do it.
Success is not complex. It’s rather simple. Pat Riley, an American professional basketball executive, and a former coach and player in the National Basketball Association (NBA) stated Success as ” If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges. “
Today is National Take the Stairs Day
Don’t be lazy. ” Success comes down to choosing the hard right over the easy wrong. Consistently.” ~ Rory Vaden, Take the Stairs: 7 Steps to Achieving True Success