How bad do you want it?

Today one of my friends was asking about my work and was surprised at the amount of time that I allocated to it. I find it amusing that simply because I work out of my home people do not get that it is a job just like the one they have. Sure I can do it in my pajamas and they can not, but there is a much bigger difference than that.

It is likely that everyone would like to work at home. Or at least that is what they say when they dwell on it. I suppose that is one of those, “the grass is greener on the other side of the fence” situations. Not everyone can do it. It takes for more discipline to work at home than it does in the work place where everyone else is doing their job. What if you do not live alone, what about the interruptions caused by family members? People tend to drop in to visit when you work at home when they would not think about doing it on your job site. They fail to realize this is your job site.

And there is that elephant in the room that no one to wants to talk about. Are you fitted to work at home? Even if the home situation was perfect, do you have the physiological make up to work at home? You will be alone or in the least you should be. You have no one watching you and checking on you. No one has established a task or a dead line. It is all on you. You must be as strong on yourself as your otherwise supervisor would be. It is so easy to slip off to the ball game or take a quick trip to wet a line. But those things simply lead down the road to failure.

It comes down to “how bad do you want it“? That same friend told me she wanted to get on Ancestry. com and check on her grand father and some other people. I told her she had better be ready to spend a lot of time doing it, for it was not as easy as one would think. (My spouse did it for years, so I watched the depth of her work) My friend’s reply was, “Well I guess I better forget it then”. If it was not easy then she decided she did not want it. In other words she just did not “want it enough”. People say they want things all the time but in truth they have a desire, but not necessarily the ambition to do what it takes to fulfill their desire. If they did, they would have already satisfied that desire and they would not be wanting.

If you are not doing the things you need to do in order to attain certain specific goals then you will just be left wanting. The same goes with trading. Yes, the TW system will help you get there but frankly save your money, if you are not willing to put in the work to learn how to use it. There is no effortless path to success. It simply does not exist and even though there are those who tell you they have it, they do not. It does not exist. If it did then everyone would be using it. The process can be easy but never effortless.

Today was a good bad, so was yesterday and I look forward to the good day tomorrow will bring. If you do not believe that, then do not be surprised if it tomorrow sucks. After all you kinda expected it would, right?

See you on the other side,

Gary Odom