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Delusions…

Greatness is not a function of circumstance. Greatness, it turns out, is largely a matter of conscious choice.
-James C. Collins,Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t

“I won’t join that contest.
I won’t apply for that job.
Why should I bother to pitch
For that business grant?

Would it ever get to my turn?
What chances do I have
Among more qualified Nigerians
In their thousands?”

So, again, you lose out –
Not because your assumptions are true
Or your fears real,

But because
You’re convinced you’d fail
And so, as usual,
You never try!!!

You can’t wish away failure
Tall dreams don’t validate success
If wishes were horses
Every beggar would have a jolly-good ride…

Shake off your delusion!
Responsibility beckons!
For success or failure ultimately depends
On your action or inaction.

Funmi Adebayo (c) 2017

About Funmi Adebayo

Funmi is the Content Creator and Team Lead at makeadreamng.com, an initiative she set up to deliver Digital Marketing and other value-ad services to enhance the Operation and Visibility of Nigerian Brands and Startups. She delivers Writing, Editing, Book Cover Design, Book Layout Formatting, eBook Conversions, Book Marketing, Author Page Creation, Blog Consulting, and related services to authors through her FunmiAdebayoDotCom initiative. She also authors devotionals and journals, which she shares on Each Day Online blog. Funmi is an Electrical/ Electronic Engineering graduate (with expertise in IT Service Delivery/Support, and Strategic Business IT).

3 comments on “Delusions…

  1. Oluwakemi
    September 12, 2017

    Awesome

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Funmi Adebayo
    September 11, 2017

    Reblogged this on MakeADreamNG.com.

    Like

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