The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of their minds. ” ~ William James

 

There was once, a man who made his living selling balloons at a fair.

He had balloons of different colors, including red, yellow, blue and green. Whenever business was slow, he would release a helium-filled balloon into the air. When the children saw the balloon go up, they all wanted one. They would come up to him, buy a balloon and his sales would go up. All day, he continued to release a balloon whenever the sales slowed down.
One day, the balloon man felt someone tugging at his jacket. He turned and a little boy asked, ”If you release a black balloon, would that balloon also fly ?” Moved by the boy’s concern, the man replied gently, ”Son, it is not the color of the balloon, it is what is inside that makes it to go up.”

 

The same principle applies to our lives.

It’s what’s inside that counts. And what is inside of us that makes us go up is our attitude. The foundation of success, regardless of your chosen field, is attitude.

 

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