Article: Your Ability to Follow Instructions is Not The Secret to Your Success

Following the rules is no longer sufficient to succeed. The generally accepted theory or belief that applies to almost everything we do can’t guarantee the life you seek and expect. Instead of being encouraged to think for ourselves and discern what works for us and become individuals free to express our own unique brilliance in the world, we are largely punished for ‘breaking the mold’ and becoming our own person. The system rewards those who follow the rules. But make no mistake, outliers rule the world. Those who dare to improve things even when they are not broken. Those who change a system, a pattern, an approach, a belief, and seek new ways to get things done better, faster or simpler. According to George Bernard Shaw, “The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them.” Read Article

Source: Medium – The Mission

Author: Thomas Oppong

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