“The question for each man to settle is not what he would do if he had means, time, influence and educational advantages; the question is what he will do with the things he has. The moment a young man ceases to dream or to bemoan his lack of opportunities and resolutely looks his conditions in the face, and resolves to change them, he lays the corner-stone of a solid and honorable success.” —Hamilton Wright Mabie
Enjoy today. Achieve today. Tomorrow is promised to no one!
“A majority of U.S. students lack faith in their ability to reach their goals, according to a nationally representative survey of 642 students last year by Gallup Inc. Although children begin to form their ideas about what they can and can’t achieve by age 7 or 8, only 42% of students ages 10 to 18 say they are energetically pursuing their goals, Gallup found. And only 35% strongly believe they can find ways around obstacles to their goals.”
This excerpt is from an article in last month’s Wall Street Journal. As a parent, guardian, or educator, this article can help you guide your youngsters in the goal achievement process. Interested? Read it here.
Enjoy today. Accomplish today. Tomorrow is promised to no one!