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The harder you try the less your success!

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posted on Sep, 2 2009 @ 02:25 PM
This is something i have thought about over the last 8 or 9 years, those who try hardest just never seem to get anywhere and those who have very little to contribute to Society always seem to get everywhere....

Why is this?


How is this?

Surely it should be the other way round?


Jordan aka Katie Price.... she became famous for porn films... moved into celeb status one day over her antics in a hotel room were displayed for all to see in the Newspapers! Before this she posed topless for page 3 of The Sun Newspaper.

Paris Hilton..... Did something very similar to Jordan in a Hotel room.... instantly gained overnight Fame... she wasn't known before this incident and has since become very well known and is often seen in the "circle"

Then you have people like me who are Super talented but still have not gained the recognition that they should have, whether that is in Mainstream Business or The Arts! Many Many years of trying without success.....................................

But i still stick by the saying 'If at first you don't succeed, try, try again' huh!

But how long can one keep trying?

posted on Sep, 2 2009 @ 02:31 PM
You think Jordan and Paris Hilton are successful?

Maybe that's where your going wrong?

Anyways...never give up,ever.

"When your going through hell, keep going"
-Winston Churchill

posted on Sep, 2 2009 @ 03:34 PM
reply to post by TruthxIsxInxThexMist

Hey Truth

Guess it's just an unfair world, some people are just in the right place at the right time and others ain't

Maybe some of it is fate and destiny ??
Or being born under the lucky star---who knows ??

Just stay focused and positive, and believe in yourself.
Create that successful mindset---

posted on Sep, 2 2009 @ 03:37 PM
i kinda sorta agree with you, but where we split is this. dont work harder work smarter. most people do not understand this. where i am going with this is i had an apprentice that was one of the lasiest plumbers that i have ever met in my life. well into about 2 years of plumbing he comes to me and says: " i bet people would buy rock water fountains if they were just the right size and in the right price range." 2 years later this guys is selling them for about $200.00 a shot and from what i seen at the saturday market shucks he sold like 30 to 40 of them on the saturday that i showed up. now i realize he didnt become wealthy, but wealth is all in the eye of the beholder!!

like the other poster said never give up, when you do your done.

posted on Sep, 2 2009 @ 03:38 PM
Ive always found this to be true..especially in exams.

posted on Sep, 2 2009 @ 06:14 PM
reply to post by LiveForever8

Well i'm not actually saying they are successful per se.... what i'm trying to say is they have everything at their feet and don't have to do much to get it except sell a few stories here and there.....

And don't worry.... i'm not giving up............................ yet!

posted on Sep, 2 2009 @ 06:15 PM
reply to post by tatersalad

What you say is true...... i did stop working hard and became clever/smarter but i'm still stuck...... which means it hasn't worked ..............


I did think that this year things would roll on nicely from last year but it didn't happen...... so now i have to hope that the second half of this year will see the ball rolling again and straight onto next year......

[edit on 2-9-2009 by TruthxIsxInxThexMist]

posted on Sep, 2 2009 @ 06:25 PM
Hey you know in the act of manifestation you have a point.
The examples you gave, "not so much".

There is a force that will oppose when you want something too much.
I am not going to go into it.

However go to the expert Skyfloating has an amazing thread on the Law of Attraction.

Peace! Star for you.

Edited to add:

Manifestation always takes some time for me, but it does work, for me anyway.

Hey guy who wants to bartend, if that is your avatar pic you should be able to get a job. I know if you are attractive you can tend bar. Good luck!

[edit on 2-9-2009 by cindymars]

posted on Sep, 2 2009 @ 06:31 PM
you have my support man,dont worry,as long as u have friends and your ats buddies supporting and helping you,things will get better.
do you think im better? i payed a 200$ bartender course and i cant find a job couse they take some teenagers underage to work without any knowledge (@#^#^&@$&@&$%&@&$!&!&&!)
the law of attraction works,but only sometimes.
in the end just be like them,carefree,ignorant and competent..that things will be cool...and it will get better

[edit on 2-9-2009 by Stillalive]

posted on Sep, 2 2009 @ 06:52 PM
Trust me, alot of things in life have 2 do with who you know, not what you can do. Its a sad reality but its true. Some people have been trying to become actors for years and are quite good, but never get discovered. Yet David Boreanaz, you may know him as Angel from Buffy, or from Bones, got "discovered" on the street walking his dog! Yeah, it has 2 do with who you know and a little bit of luck. But keep trying and your efforts will amount to something.

posted on Sep, 2 2009 @ 06:52 PM
the diffrence between and art and a skill is a consistant out come.

when the outcome is assured , it is a skill .

the boss doesn't hire you to work hard , he hires you to get stuff done .

success is the same way .

people who try hard , to be great , or create great art ... miss the point .

I have the great art , I have inventions which cry out to be understood and seen in the light .

its not about me at that point , its about people who get in the way of their own success.
what I have they need , but it is not what they understand or know ... they will fight for the old way , to resist to deaths door a diffrent thing ....
but once held in the hand , or the minds eye .... can't imagin life with out a micro wave or a cell phone .

change come slowly ...
if you seem to diffrent , remarkable , unique .... most people will be fearful ...

posted on Sep, 2 2009 @ 06:57 PM
yea the guy is right,its so much easy to fight the unfair world when u know someone.
that is so sweet..its like revenge..the world has screwed you like a game on "very hard" but now you use cheats ^_^

posted on Sep, 2 2009 @ 06:57 PM
reply to post by TruthxIsxInxThexMist

that's because they're attractive and they sell

posted on Sep, 2 2009 @ 08:35 PM
reply to post by platipus

If you're a woman, attractive and intelligent/skilled in what you do it's more an issue than a gift. Why? Almost all this world still thinks that no beautiful woman can't be skilled and if she haves some success it must be because she had something with her boss or such.
Modesty aside, I'm talking from experience... Also i live in a 3rd world country, i don't know if that still happens in developed countries.

Anyway, i do have a weird luck. Every time i don't want to be recognized, i do. It works backwards too. Also in exams

[edit on 2-9-2009 by Caggy]

posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 08:37 AM
reply to post by cindymars

Thanks for the link

You know what? I have been chanelling my energy, focus, direction, strengths in the right way.... at least i think i have
and upto a point lst year everything was moving along smoothly and in the right direction on my right path but then all of a sudden the positive energy failed and since the beginning of this year hasn't really come back to me.... back in March i just booked a flight and took off because life here had just become so boring & lifeless........ anyway one must continue for a while more..... a great quote from the film 'Cleopatra' is:

"My main ambition in life is to not let this world conquer me"

I must remember that at all times.....

And also from 'Hamlet' :

"To be or not to be.... that is the question"

posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 08:41 AM
reply to post by uk today

In the right place at the right time? Yes...... i've heard this on many occassion too.... i suppose it works for some more than others....

I've given free time to pursue my ambition but still i'm no better off.....

I dunno...... maybe my time is just round the corner

posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 08:47 AM
Thanks to all the other posters here.... i won't reply individually to each but just so you know i read your posts i just wanted to say thanks for the positive vibes!!

posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 08:49 AM
if being good dosnt work,and life screwes you and makes other people happy,u can always GET EVIL yourself and screw other lifes and feel better hehe (:

posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 09:20 AM
reply to post by Stillalive

I have been screwed over in my life and to get to where i am now has taken a lot of hard work Mentally & Physically..... it's not all about Money to me.... it's about recognition....

I could easily go out and rob a bank if i just wanted Money but that's not what i want so to speak..... i want to be recognised/visible

posted on Sep, 5 2009 @ 11:02 AM
That 5 minute video featuring Yoda may show you the answer:

that webpage... about the words you are using:

Or... Boiler Room (2000)

JIM: I want to talk to you about appearance. Most of you dress like #. I don't know what your financial situation is like right now but you need to buy at least one decent suit. There is a minimum level of aesthetic professionalism that we have here. In a couple of months you'll be able to outfit your whole closet, but for now just get something to hold you over. There's an important phrase that we use here and I think it's time you all learned it. "Act as if". Do you understand what that means? Act as if you are the #ing president of this firm. Act as if you have a nine inch cock. Act as if. To do this properly you need to at least look the part. So go get dressed.

Maybe It's all about...

Just Be

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