An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life. “A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the boy.
“It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil – he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego.” He continued, “The other is good – he is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion, and faith. The same fight is going on inside you – and inside every other person, too.”
The grandson thought about it for a minute and then asked his grandfather, “Which wolf will win?”
The old Cherokee simply replied, “The one you feed.”
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Constraints are positive not negative
When confronted with constraints the first stage you enter is the victim stage. With ambition step into the transformative stage
Don’t fall into your normal comfort zone or repeat old habits when faced with constraints
Ask propelling questions (answer with impossible answer)
Use your can-if mind ( we can-if we)
You have more sources of resources
Creative ambition need emotional motivation
Zero resources can lead to a fertile outcome ( think outside the box)
Embrace a culture of constraints like Ikea, Nike, and Unilever.
Scarcity/abundance age in an infinite loop
See constraints in a different light.
When some people talk about money
They speak as if it were a mysterious lover
Who went out to buy milk and never
Came back, and it makes me nostalgic
For the years I lived on coffee and bread,
Hungry all the time, walking to work on payday
Like a woman journeying for water
From a village without a well, then living
One or two nights like everyone else
On roast chicken and red wine.
What do you really want to accomplish?
Who are the top three people on your list for possible mentor?
About how long is the mentor mentee relationship going to last?
Why are you seeking a mentor?
How is this going to benefit your end goal?
Does your mentor have the qualities that you are looking for?
Is your mentor an expert?
What do you need from your mentor?
Are you actively seeking a mentor?
Do you know exactly what you want and need from mentor relationship?
Have you made a list of morals and values your mentor should have?
Did you check your job, place of worship, school or with close family and friends for possible mentor?
Did you research your possible mentor?
Does your mentor have a similar journey as the one you are about to embark?