Whatever You Do, Own It
“Humanity cannot forget its dreamers; it cannot let their ideals fade and die; it knows them as the realities which it shall one day see and know. Composer, sculptor, painter, poet, prophet, sage, these are the makers of the after-world, the architects of heaven. The world is beautiful because they have lived; without them, labouring humanity would perish.” - James Allen
Not everyone is an entrepreneur. A lot of people aren’t cut out for it. That’s fine. That’s good.
But just because you don’t own a company doesn’t mean you shouldn’t own your life, your projects, your actions, your environment, your circumstances, your relationships, your calendar, your to-do list, your emotions, your demons.
So many people running away from ownership, thinking they’re winning some kind of game by evading the burdensome responsibilities of real life. Delusion.
The second that you accept responsibility and take ownership is the second reality starts rewarding you with life force. The second you square your shoulders against your fears and punch evasion in the face is the second that you become empowered, liberated.
Whether you’re a student, a corporate employee, a government worker, a union laborer, an artist, or an entrepreneur, own your actions. What you’re doing is the most important thing you’ve ever done so stop acting like you’re aimless. You’re not fooling anyone but yourself.