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Delusions…

Greatness is not a function of circumstance. Greatness, it turns out, is largely a matter of conscious choice.
-James C. Collins,Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t

“I won’t join that contest.
I won’t apply for that job.
Why should I bother to pitch
For that business grant?

Do I stand any chance
Among more qualified Africans
In their thousands?
Would it ever get to my turn?

So, again, you lose out –
Not because your assumptions are true
Or your fears real,

But because
You’re convinced you’d fail
So, as usual,
You never try!!!

You can’t wish away failure
Tall dreams don’t validate success
If wishes were horses
Every beggar would have a jolly-good ride…

Shake off your delusion!
Responsibility beckons!
For success or failure ultimately depends
On your action or inaction.

Funmi Adebayo (c) 2017

About Funmi Adebayo

Funmi is an adept at Marketing, Content Creation and Writing. She creates marketing strategies, bespoke media content and digital solutions that help businesses improve their lead generation and conversion rates. Her vision is to help her clients exceed their ROI projection. When she's not working, she's busy listening to classical music whilst reading or writing another blog post, poem or devotional.

3 comments on “Delusions…

  1. Oluwakemi
    September 12, 2017

    Awesome

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Funmi Adebayo
    September 11, 2017

    Reblogged this on MakeADreamNG.com.

    Like

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