Excuses have power but many people think it’s a part of life. Excuses have denied people of so many things they should have achieved. Sometimes if we fail to achieve something, we begin to blame people, or there is no money.
Excuses have made people live a mediocre life, have a negative mentality and make us believe that our big dreams are impossible to achieve.
It was very hard to believe that almost 30% of the population of Nigeria were poor and 60% average. This can be narrowed down to the excuses that have stopped them from moving forward. If you are reading this article and you discovered you are among the victims of excuses, then be well assured that you will end up blaming others for your failure in life.
However, I scrutinized the lives of poor people and discovered many excuses that have made them remain poor or live an average life. However, in this article, I will marshal out 4 excuses poor people give.
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“I came from a poor background”. That’s one of the stupid excuses I hate to hear. Many poor people blame their parents for being poor. Some that are spiritually unintelligent will blame witchcrafts that operate in their father’s house. But the truth is no human being is behind your poverty.
You may be born into a poor family but that shouldn’t make you become poor. Many rich men like Dangote, Bill Gates and others didn’t allow their poor background to stop them from moving forward. If these rich men can make it, you too can make it if only you will forget about your poor background and strive to achieve your dreams.
Unable to complete your education can never stop you from becoming successful but the only thing that will hinder you is when you stop learning. People like Dangote and Bill Gates didn’t finish their education but they never stopped learning. Dropping out of school shouldn’t be the end of your world. Those who dropped out and became successful are really people who learned something in school.
The only way you can achieve all your dreams is to keep learning every day. That’s one of the keys to a successful life.
But who said money is a prerequisite for starting up a business?
Actually, money is not the most important factor for starting a business in this 21st century. Many businesses today can be started from the comfort of your home without spending a dime. Money is just the secondary need, but the primary and most important is your passion, commitment and your ability to embrace new business ideas.
“But, must you be connected to the richest man on earth for you to be successful?” Absolutely not.
There are so many successful and self-made billionaires and billionaire who rose from rags to riches. They struggled to make their own money without being connected to rich people.
If you are out there still waiting to meet rich people to start making money, then you are wasting your time. Start now to think of what you can do to make money. There are many businesses you can start today, choose the best you can do.
Poor people are people who simply don’t take actions when they conceive a dream. They are people who have allowed procrastination and laziness to ruin their lives. And when they fail to achieve something, they start giving excuses.
The only way to escape this tragedy is to do what successful people do. Write your dreams, create a plan of action, and kick off your plan. Be committed and connect with people with like minds that will help you achieve your dreams.