GO AHEAD, JUST DO IT! – JOHNSON OKUNADE
One of the most beautiful books to read is: Die Empty
The author was inspired and got this idea of writing this book while attending a business meeting.
When the director asked the audience: “Where is the richest land in the world?”
One of the audience answered: “Oil-rich Gulf states.”
Another added: “Diamond mines in Africa.”
Then the director said: “No it is the cemetery. Yes, it is the richest land in the world, because millions of people have departed, “they have died” and they carried many valuable ideas that did not come to light and benefited others. It is all in the cemetery where they are buried.”
Inspired by this answer, Todd Henry wrote his book “Die empty.” Where he did his best to motivate people to pour out their ideas and potential energies in their communities and turn them into something useful before it is too late.
The most beautiful of what he said in his book is: “Do not go to your grave and carry inside you the best that you have.
always choose to die empty
The TRUE meaning of this expression, is to die empty of all the goodness that is within you. Deliver it to the world, before you leave.
Idea is cheap. That idea you have, someone else is thinking about it, the only thing that’ll make a difference is if you act on it with gusto and without hesitation. Nobody celebrates your idea, it’s only a fragile foetus, the world only celebrates you for successfully implementing your ideas.
What could have happened with all of your past ideas that you didn’t have time for, we may never now. But the potential to change your life is always there. Draw out your idea on paper, write it down, share it with a friend, research the details, do anything you can right now to see that your ideas are pursued and don’t merely go to the bottom of a stack of ideas or to-do items. Doing something with your ideas right now could change your life, or that of a thousand or more people.
You won’t know until you try something. What have you got to lose? You either win or learn, you don’t fail! Instead of waiting for perfection, just start something. It may be horrendous, poorly executed and ultimately fail, but at least you started. The more you fail in business, the more you can start again- stronger, smarter and with greater odds for success. Winston Churchill himself said, “Success is the ability to move from one failure to another without loss of enthusiasm.”
If you have an idea perform it.
If you have a knowledge give it out.
If you have a goal achieve it.
Love, share and distribute, do not keep it inside
Shall we begin to give and remove and spread every atom of goodness inside us.
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By Johnson Okunade
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