Instant Success

My generation is too hard on ourselves. For many reasons, we’ve been conditioned to expect our success will come instantly. Despite what some say, we are hard workers and want to work for our success, we just expect more in return for what we put in than past generations did. And that might not be a bad thing.

Perhaps the economic downturn was meant to teach my generation something about ourselves. In many ways, our pursuit of success has been postponed, perhaps to shift our perspective of ourselves to something more healthy. We need to realize that who we are is not contingent on our success or our failures. We were meant to conquer and we will. It just won’t happen instantly. Most of the time…