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WHAT SUCCESS IS NOT _ PART II

Success is not reaching a goal

Motivational speaker and Minister Bob Harrison says; “Setting goals is the most dangerous thing any person can do”

Why?

When you set goal in an area, you take attention away from all others.

Too often the woman who sets out to be a vice-president by age thirty-five is a divorcee by twenty-nine or a fellow who sets out to be a pop-star will make compromises that will plaque his spirit the rest of his life.

You may attain a goal but at the same time lose everything worth living for.

It is not that setting goals are evil, but they must be balance. You must realise that attaining one goal is only a small step toward achieving more important things.

When goals become gods, they become end in themselves.

Reaching a goal can destroy you by the temptation to stagnate and the illusion of accomplishment, if you don’t have a larger purpose beyond it.

Goals must be targets and not terminal destinations.


If success is not reaching a goal, then what is success?
Success is Life. It is a life that can be lived. It’s the life you are living or the life you have refused to live. The whole of your living/life defines success or the otherwise.

Life’s most important revelation is that the journey means more than the destination.

The world is not interested in the storms you encountered, but they want to know: did you bring the ship home safely?? Success is bringing the ship home safely.

Success is Life. If you believe you can succeed – or you believe you cannot – guess what? 
You’re right!
Success is who you are.


A goal is minute to the whole of your life. Thus, success is attaining everything worth living for. Your life is important than any goal.

Oluwatobiloba Oshunbiyi
Lead Partner, 
Covenant of Life Blogs, Initiative & Academy.

Do not forget our 2016 December Conference(An interdenominational gathering for young adults).
If you are a young adult and you have been a part of this blog family, do well to identify with us as it promises to be great. I await your presence.
Theme: There is a God
Date: December 03, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m prompt
Venue: RCCG Sanctuary of the Almighty God.
Venue is Located at Airport Bus-stop, Matogun Road, Oke Aro, Ogun State, Nigeria.

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