What if you had absolute assurance that you will realize your dream? That no matter what comes your way, victory is certain.
What if you could be unstoppable! What if you knew beyond a shadow of doubt that no matter what happens, the only result you will get is success?
Imagine living a life where there is no fear of failure; simply because fear does not exist. How will you live your life if you were certain of the outcome of your actions?
You have within you a drive which when unleashed towards your goals is simply unstoppable.
If you have heard the story of Kentucky Fried Chicken, then you probably know about the company’s founder, Colonel Sanders. Most likely you have read his story, but if not, let me recap it for you:
“At age 5 his Father died. At age 16 he quit school. At age 17 he had already lost four jobs. At age 18 he got married. He joined the army and washed out there. At age 20 his wife left him and took their baby. He became a cook in a small cafe and convinced his wife to return home. At age 65 he retired. He felt like a failure & decided to commit suicide. He sat writing his will, but instead, he wrote what he would have accomplished with his life & thought about how good of a cook he was. So he borrowed $87 fried up some chicken using his recipe, went door to door to sell. At age 88 Colonel Sanders, founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) Empire was a billionaire.”
Colonel Sanders lived most of his life surrounded by heartaches, debt and misfortune. And the tragedy of the above story is not that his father died when he was too young; or even that his wife left him, neither is it that he lost countless jobs. The real tragedy is that it took him decades to discover the one thing he was unstoppable at. But nonetheless, even at 65 years, he discovered that one can never be too old to be unstoppable.
The reason why most people live mediocre and uneventful lives is largely because they take too long to discover the one thing that only they can do better than anyone else. The one thing they could be unstoppable with.
We all have unstoppable potential, an edge over everyone else in delivering a particular service or making a certain product.
Norman Collie once said: “Every man has one thing he can do better than anyone else – and usually it’s reading his own handwriting”. Of course no one else maybe interested in reading your handwriting; unless when reading your will to see whether you have bequeathed your estate to them.
The reason why most people fail is because they spend most of their lives doing or attempting to do too many things. Others are paralyzed by the feeling of inadequacy that they never attempt anything at all. Some of these people feel trapped in a well paying job that they hate. Others work their tail off in underpaying jobs they hate as well.
For 45 years, Colonel Sanders knew he could cook chicken better than anyone else. For years he did nothing about what only he could do better than anyone else; until he was confronted by the chilly reality of death by his own hand.
As he put pen on paper to write his last will, his hand froze! There was one thing he was unstoppable with: making the best chicken in the whole of Kentucky!
You may be reading this and you are thinking to yourself, I am already doing what I am unstoppable at. If you are, congratulations; see you at the top.
If you are not, you need not waste any more time – it’s time to step out of your comfort zone and become unstoppable at what you do best.
The comfort zone is a graveyard of potential and dreams unfulfilled.
Just because you have the best job in town does not mean you are unstoppable. You may be unstoppable in helping someone else fulfill their dream, but you will never find significance and lasting success until you find your purpose; and then become unstoppable in fulfilling it.
Fear is the other killer of unstoppable success. It is at the root of procrastination and inaction. To be unstoppable in life, you need to banish fear out of your life. Stop with the constant looking over you shoulder, the furtive sideways glance, or even that nagging thought about what people will say or think. You need to trash all these dream stoppers and march bold into your destiny.
Do you want to do something great! It is not in the success of others; it is in you. Once you find what you were really created for, like Colonel Sanders at age 65, you will simply be unstoppable!!