Amazingly, she did so by her natural grace, charm and wit. Having no
experience with princes or balls, she became the star of the show, with
no prior coaching, preparation or experience. She simply believed it
could be true and it was.
Alas, Cinderella, much like many stories of great accomplishment, is a
fairy tale. We love hearing about the moment of triumph; the shot at
the buzzer, the photo finish and the medals at the podium. The truth is
boring – endless hours, repeated frustration and constant exhaustion.
Here are 5 principles that determine whethe-r it’s all worth it.
In his sophomore year, Michael Jordan couldn’t make his high school varsity basketball team. Albert Einstein failed his first college entrance exam. Immanuel Kant didn’t publish anything significant until he was fifty years old. Outstanding achievers often show very little early promise.