Forget Competing With Others, Instead Try This...

By Evan Sanders

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit." - Aristotle

Don't compete with others. Ever. You have more going for you than to do that.

Don't compete with yourself. You're still better than that.

No you deserve a different breed of competition.

Try competing with what you are capable of.

There is great magic in competing with your potential. When you decide to compete with your potential, you will be challenged, knocked down, and forced to grow in ways that you never thought you could have before. It truly is one of the greatest adventures you will ever go on.

When you do this, you could grow into someone incredibly special.

Even when you are feeling bad, you have to get up and get going. Your potential is already a few steps ahead of you and if you really want to give it a good chase you are going to have to get moving. It's time to rock and roll despite the fact that you don't feel great. Give your best anyways.

But what is that potential?

That's only an answer that you can actually give yourself. But what I can tell you is that your potential is simply a bit better than you at everything in life. They run faster than you, they work harder than you, they lift more, they talk to more girls or guys, they make a room burst with laughter and anything else you are able to think of.

Chase this person.

You're never going to be able to grab your full potential, but that's the point of all of this. You're never going to be perfect, but you may achieve excellence if you at least chase that perfection. Knowing this makes the entire journey worthwhile and will bring out the best in you.

The future lives in your ability to see what you are capable of and then to step into that story. If you can do that, you can really become something special.

What is your potential? What are you capable of?

Become something great.

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