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When Will I Reach "Success"?

How Legendary Leaders Look At This Question

By Cody Dakota Wooten, C.B.C.Published 3 months ago 3 min read

It's a question that many people face every day.

"When will I reach "Success"?

If I work really hard I've got to reach it soon!

Maybe 1 month?

1 year?

5 years?

10 years?

How long are you willing to wait for "Success"?

This is what most people ask, but I'm here to say that it's the WRONG question.

See, if you "wait" for Success it will never arrive.

If your concept of Success is something that is "someday", you'll likely never find it.

This is what separates Legendary Leaders from most people.

They have different ideas of what "Success" is.

Most people believe that Success is something you reach.

Legendary Leaders know that Success is something created.

Which leads to another distinction.

Most people believe that Success is one singular thing.

Legendary Leaders understand that what most people believe is "Success" is a huge number of seemingly insignificant "Successes" along the way.

Legendary Leaders aren't creating "One" Success.

They create as many small Successes every day that they are able.

Those small Successes, for the Legendary Leader, are part of a plan toward a bigger Success, of course.

But they aren't focused on that Bigger unseen Success, no.

Instead, they are completely focused on the Successes that they are able to generate every day.

They revel in the daily Successes, no matter how small.

What seems insignificant to most is the cornerstone for the Legendary Leader that they build their Masterpiece.

Every day, the Legendary Leader creates more and more "insignificant" pieces, until all of a sudden, everyone notices the Masterpiece and they stare in awe.

How did that happen overnight?

It didn't - it was a lot of work, in seemingly insignificant pieces, that came together before others even understood what was happening.

A third distinguishing thing is that what most people view as a "failure", the Legendary Leader accepts as a "Success".

That is right, Legendary Leaders don't see "failures", they simply see new data that helps them shape and learn how to create the masterpiece they are working toward.

The Legendary Leaders' path will be filled with hundreds, thousands, and maybe millions of what others call "failures".

But the Legendary Leader learned something new from each of them, adapted, changed, and improved, until "seemingly" suddenly, the Masterpiece is there.

Where most people give up at a single failure, the Legendary Leader asks, "How many more can I create today?"

The faster they Succeed at something that doesn't work, the quicker they learn, the more quickly they can get to something better.

If you want to become a Legendary Leader, you need to change how you think.

You have to refuse to see the world like everyone else.

There is a reason Legendary isn't common.

You can't be focused only on a gigantic "Success" at some indeterminate point in the future.

Sacrificing doing anything in the present for an idea of a future will lead to dreaming that stays as that, a dream.

You must act today if you ever hope to see a different future.

If you allow every failure to slow you down, you'll be stopped in your tracks quickly.

The path to Success is filled with daily failure, and you can't let it slow you down if you want to get to Legendary.

Learn, adapt, change, evolve, yes.

But NEVER let it be the reason you stop.

The Legendary Leader never waits for Success.

They create Success, every single day of their life.

There is no waiting for the Legendary Leader.

When will I reach "Success"?

Here, now, and today!

EVERY day you should have Success!

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About the Creator

Cody Dakota Wooten, C.B.C.

Creator of the 4X Award-Winning Category "Legendary Leadership" | Faith, Family, Freedom, Future | The Legendary Leadership Coach, Speaker, Writer & Podcast Host | For More of Cody Dakota's Work Go To: https://www.TheLeadership.Guide

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