In his acceptance speech for winning an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor, 𝐊𝐞 𝐇𝐮𝐲 𝐐𝐮𝐚𝐧 said, "𝘔𝘺 𝘫𝘰𝘶𝘳𝘯𝘦𝘺 𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝘰𝘯 𝘢 𝘣𝘰𝘢𝘵. 𝘐 𝘴𝘱𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘢 𝘺𝘦𝘢𝘳 𝘪𝘯 𝘢 𝘳𝘦𝘧𝘶𝘨𝘦𝘦 𝘤𝘢𝘮𝘱. 𝘈𝘯𝘥 𝘴𝘰𝘮𝘦𝘩𝘰𝘸, 𝘐 𝘦𝘯𝘥𝘦𝘥 𝘶𝘱 𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘦 𝘰𝘯 𝘏𝘰𝘭𝘭𝘺𝘸𝘰𝘰𝘥'𝘴 𝘣𝘪𝘨𝘨𝘦𝘴𝘵 𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘨𝘦." He also challenged the audience, "𝘋𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘮𝘴 𝘢𝘳𝘦 𝘴𝘰𝘮𝘦𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘩𝘢𝘷𝘦 𝘵𝘰 𝘣𝘦𝘭𝘪𝘦𝘷𝘦 𝘪𝘯. 𝘐 𝘢𝘭𝘮𝘰𝘴𝘵 𝘨𝘢𝘷𝘦 𝘶𝘱 𝘰𝘯 𝘮𝘪𝘯𝘦. 𝘛𝘰 𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘰𝘧 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘰𝘶𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘦: 𝘱𝘭𝘦𝘢𝘴𝘦 𝘬𝘦𝘦𝘱 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘥𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘮𝘴 𝘢𝘭𝘪𝘷𝘦."
Just like Ke, we all are given opportunities, and no matter our current or past circumstances, we all have the same potential for success too.
Here are Seven Simple Steps:
- Seek Opportunities Courageously
- Size Them Up
- Start Believing, Stop Berating Yourself
- Study To Become Skilful
- Strategize Your Path Forward
- Steadfastly Follow Through
- Start Somewhere
The key is to recognize that, you can create your own destiny. And, if you’re willing to work hard and never give up on your dreams, you can achieve anything you set our minds to do. The only limits are the ones you impose on yourself.
So, go out courageously and build the life you want. There are opportunities out there, but you must grab them to create your desired outcome.
"𝘖𝘱𝘱𝘰𝘳𝘵𝘶𝘯𝘪𝘵𝘺 𝘪𝘴 𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘺𝘸𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘦. 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘬𝘦𝘺 𝘪𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘥𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘭𝘰𝘱 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘷𝘪𝘴𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘵𝘰 𝘴𝘦𝘦 𝘪𝘵." - Anonymous.
“𝘐𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘮𝘪𝘥𝘥𝘭𝘦 𝘰𝘧 𝘥𝘪𝘧𝘧𝘪𝘤𝘶𝘭𝘵𝘺 𝘭𝘪𝘦𝘴 𝘰𝘱𝘱𝘰𝘳𝘵𝘶𝘯𝘪𝘵𝘺.” – Albert Einstein
"𝘐𝘧 𝘰𝘱𝘱𝘰𝘳𝘵𝘶𝘯𝘪𝘵𝘺 𝘥𝘰𝘦𝘴𝘯'𝘵 𝘬𝘯𝘰𝘤𝘬, 𝘣𝘶𝘪𝘭𝘥 𝘢 𝘥𝘰𝘰𝘳." - Milton Berle.
Fred Tokè aka Dr. Tokèmon