Success: Mastering the Art of Surprises
Wonder how to deal with those twists and turns in the journey to success?
Get your notebook out as your coach, Adeola gives you the insider take on it
Have you ever been faced with a very critical situation in your life
where you are at a cross road and need to decide whether or not to go
on and whether to keep fighting or letting everything just go
Its on those occasions where you literally see all your pre-planned
life solutions fly out the window just because it seems none of them
is practical enough to deal with your ‘particular’ situation at the
moment. Where everyone just ‘doesn’t seem to understand’ why this is
different from any other incident faced by anyone ever before because
its a ‘peculiar’ case.
Well, welcome to the world of surprises, things don’t happen to people
in the exact same way, with the exact same factors and definitely not
at the exact same time frame. I guess that’s why we are all amazing in
our own special way!
Great motivational speakers and writers often advise that when faced
with a difficult situation, the first best bet is to clearly define
what the exact problem is (if it really is a problem). Get a piece of
paper and write out all possible solutions and i’ld suggest you add
worse case scenarios, Brian Tracy suggests 20 at the least. Chances
are that before you complete that list, you’ll find an answer. Writing
helps with clarity and clarity is a very first step to getting a
If after your list things still seem a little foggy, just leave
everything as is, go to sleep and let your subconscious mind work on
the rest. Sleeping over your problems seems like an absurd way to
handle a problem yet it works amazingly. I guess that’s thanks to
great brain waves at work yet with no distractions whatsoever.
I’m writing this more from a personal experience, I have tried it and
trust me, it really does work.
Keep on succeeding!