Chapter 11

Aim High

 

If anyone has the courage to take the risks and learn from the failures necessary to discover their passions, talents, values, and sense of destiny—and will then bring their daily activities into alignment with those four internal energy sources—they will have discovered a foundational secret of self-motivation.

—DAVE ARCH, LINCOLN, NE

 

The ballad “I Believe I Can Fly” is a masterpiece. The song crosses cultural, gender, ethnic, racial, and generational lines. It's a motivational speaker's anthem, lyric after lyric, verse after verse of personal empowerment. The way this world is configured, if you're not making it happen, you're either watching it happen or wondering what happened. To make it happen, you have ...

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