Mentor and Protege

Socrates had a boy come up and say…

“I want to study under you and I want to learn from you.”

And he took the boy by the hand. He walked with him down into the water,
and he reached down and put the boy’s head under the water.
The kid came up frightening… and again, Socrates forced his head under the water
Again, the boy fought back. Socrates said, “When you want to learn from me,
like as bad as you wanted air, life itself, then you will be my protege.”

You’ve got to want it real bad enough for your mentor to

consider and coach you as his Protege.

Most people don’t want anything bad enough.

If they can get it on a credit card then they get it, end up in debt,
and they risk going bankrupt. They don’t understand paying the price!
A man meets a guru on the road. The man asks the success guru,
“Which way is success?”
The bearded sage doesn’t speak but points to a place off in the distance.
The man, thrilled by the prospect of quick and easy success,
rushes off in the appropriate direction. Suddenly,
there comes a loud “Splat!
Eventually, the man limps back, tattered and stunned,
assuming he must have misinterpreted the message.
He repeats his question to the guru, who again points silently
in the same direction, and the man obediently walks and off once more.
This time the splat is deafening, and when the man crawls back,
he is bloody, broken, tattered, and irate.
“I asked you which way is success?”
he screams at the guru. “I followed the direction you indicated.
And all I got was splattered! No more of this pointing! Talk!”
Only then does the guru speak, and what he says is this:
Success is that way. Just a little after the splat.”
All of us have experienced “the splat”.

It’s what we do after we fall down is what really counts.

Persistence may be bitter, but its fruit is sweet.

It takes less than one half of 1 percent of people that are totally committed to
an idea to change the way the world thinks, whether it’s good or bad.
You can change the history of your business, your family, your finances,
your friends, and your future, but only with a passionate determination.
Mentor and Protege

“Enduring” is a military term meaning, “to hold up courageously under fire.”

Stay in the fight even when you feel like quitting by bringing
more of God into that area of your life.
Proverbs 16:3 says,
“Commit to the Lord in whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.”
Endurance, patience, and commitment are simply a state of enjoying
the distance between God’s promises and provision for your life.

Are you simply going to give up

when the road gets rough?  or charge ahead !

If you are a winner. If you believe in yourself, and if you want success bad enough,

then come on inside and I will

connect you with multimillionaires

who would be willing to coach and mentor you.


Best regards,

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