“If someone had told me ten years ago that I would have at my disposal the resources to make a major motion picture like Aliens and present it to the world, and have it be successfully received, I never would have believed it.
“That would have been the end goal of my life, that I would have been willing to work toward for forty years.” – James Cameron, 1993. Director of Terminator, Alien, Titanic, etc.
James Cameron was willing to work for it (success) for forty years. How about you?
Fortunately, he didn’t have to work that long to get some.
Do you think your willingness to work for it for as long as it takes, like Cameron, somehow matters to the likelihood of your success? Do the powers out there that be out there somehow know that you’re going for it no matter what and no matter how long it takes?
Here’s another story – a gal who insisted she’d have thrown out anyone who tried to tell her it would be quick and easy – and who ended up making millions…