Apr 09, 2012 / by Alisa Hafen / No Comments


Those that have achieved success have more than likely paid the price of admission in order to step into that circle of life. Success does not happen by accident.

It is the result of commitment for those who have accomplished it by achieving excellence in their lives.

They will stretch themselves beyond the safety of their comfort zone, taking calculated risks to soar to greater heights, grasping their brass ring of success.

Make no mistake, success comes with a price; and that price is paid in in advance of achieving it. In business, you will pay the price with your dedication to the professional development in keeping your skills razor sharp.

This is an investment in you.

Determine what you want to accomplish in life and create those goals that will make them a reality. Pursue your goals with determination and the passion until they do become a reality.

Move forward with confidence and courage.

I believe perseverance is key to each and everyone’s success. To persevere, you need to be able to endure in the face of oppression, discouragement, without being discouraged or defeated.

Over time, we will be rewarded.

Each journey presents detours. If it did not, our progress would be limited. Each success in life will usually come at some sort of cost, making the smell of success even better.

We must be very careful not only in our personal lives, but in our professional lives as well.

“Success is like anything worthwhile. It has a price. You have to pay the price to win and you have to pay the price to get to the point where success is possible. Most important, you must pay the price to stay there.”

Green Bay Packers Coach Vince Lombardi