Sometimes I drive down different parts of the city I live in, I can’t help but notice the vast variety of business. Many times I purse and think, “That’s someone’s dream, that’s someone’s unique idea, that’s someone’s million-dollar opportunity.” I believe there are significant opportunities and ideas around us everyday. In fact, “God hides things by putting them near us” (Ralph Waldo Emerson). The best opportunities and ideas are hidden near you. But, you must be on the lookout for them. You can see a thousand opportunities around you every day . . . or nothing. Your big opportunity maybe right where you are now.
Too many people spend their whole lives devoted to only solving problems and not recognizing opportunities. Significant growth always comes from building on talents, gifts and strengths and not by solving problems. Where do you hear opportunity knocking? How can you answer that knock? “There are always opportunities everywhere, just as there always have been” (Charles Fillmore). download book that would help your financial future.
You can find opportunities close at hand by paying more attention to the things that are working positively in your life than those that are giving you trouble. Too many times people devote the majority of their effort, time and attention to things that are never going to be productive in their lives. Clear your mind of the things that are out of your control so you can focus and act upon what you can control. One of life’s greatest tragedies is to lose an opportunity and not realize it.
“You are, at this moment, standing right in the middle of your own ‘acres of diamonds’” (Earl Nightingale). At any moment, you have more possibilities than you can act upon. There are million dollar opportunities around you every day.
“The successful person always has a number of projects planned, to which he looks forward. Any one of them could change the course of his life overnight” (Mark Caine). Opportunities? They are all around us, there are opportunities lying dormant everywhere waiting for the observant eye to discover them.
“Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity; wherever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together” (Earl Nightingale). The stars are constantly shinning, but we often do not see them until dark hours. The same is true with opportunities. Problems are opportunities, and there are a lot of them around.