Really Run Your Race
What constitutes a successful life? To most of us, success seems to be a measure of money or fame. But when you really think about it, these are the smallest results produced by bigger things. Ideas, action, reaction, good or bad, it doesn’t matter. What matters is our vision and determination to leave our mark. To know we lived. To just know we were relentless in the face of unbelievers, unfollowers, haters, and the status quo created by people who want to keep us in the middle. Trying to convincing us to hide our light. I say shine on and put your balls out. Not for the purpose of approval or acceptance, but to make your voice heard over all the deafening noise produced by those who choose to settle.
Follow your fire, just do, and keep doing. Live my friend. Knowing that you may fail but yet you do it anyways. Here’s a question, how many times did you try and fail this year. How many times did you try at all. I’ve heard that at the end of our lives we look back and regret the things we never tried.
Let’s stop being afraid of failing, let’s grab our nuts, and push towards what we want. After all, isn’t this what living is all about. Isn’t this what we are here for? Or are we here to be slaves to other peoples’ dreams. Throw your hat in the ring, live, fall, cry, bleed, get up, heal, and keep moving. At the end, make sure you not only ran the good race but you that really ran it to win.
Edgar is the founder and CEO of Stienetic, a software development and marketing company. He’s passionate about business and technology. In his free time, he volunteers teaching programming to young people.