HIMPower Magazine April Issue - Page 21

PERSONAL EMPOWERMENT Are You Willing to Pay the Price? by Eturuvie Erebor I t is easy to be a part of the crowd, the challenge comes when you seek to be different and stand out from the crowd. To be like everyone else you don’t have to do anything, no effort is required on your part; as long as you are living and breathing you are part of the crowd. However, to stand out from the crowd and become a person to be reckoned with, there is a price to pay. This is where many people get it wrong. They want greatness; they want to succeed and stand out from the crowd but are not willing to pay the price, some don’t even know there is a price to be paid. They assume it will just happen. No it won’t, it must be made to happen. To be different from the rest of the crowd your actions must be different from theirs. Observe those who have stood out from the crowd and you will discover there are things they do that the rest of the crowd does not do. To be like them, do what they do and you will have the same results they have. It is impossible to have another per- son’s results without doing what he or she did to get those results. Sometime last year, I was in conver- sation with a woman and she told me it had been prophesied that she would be as wealthy as billionaire Aliko Dangote and her name would be heard around the world as his is. What I probably should have told her at the time but didn’t (because I sensed www.himpowermagazine.com  21