Susan Boyle’s fifteen minutes has made her famous. With the power of television and social media on the internet, Susan has become world renown. As of today, 228.176.095x people have viewed the Youtube video of her performance.
What Can You Learn From Susan?
1. Dream a dream. Susan sang “I Dream A Dream” from Les Misérables. The song couldn’t have been more perfect. To aspire to anything then you must imagine it..dream it. “Alternatives and particularly desirable alternatives grow only on imaginary trees.”- Saul Bellow
2. Know your gifts. Susan knew her talent. We each have the things we love, the gifts we can share. What are your gifts? Are you a writer? A listener? A gardener?
3. Be your self. Susan is the perfect example of just being your self. She knew who she was and was not afraid to let her light shine.
4. Your 15 minutes. Make it happen. Susan’s fame comes not only because she wanted it, but she also made it happen by taking advantage of the opportunity presented.
“When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” Confucius
5. Hold on to your dreams. Susan held on to her dream. It may seem that success comes easily to others. That others get lucky breaks. First, you must have a dream. Know your gifts. Create and take advantage of your 15 minutes. Most importantly bypass the nay-sayers. Find and surround yourself with those who support you. Hold on to your dreams.
“Nothing at all will be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.” – Samuel Johnson
Have you learned something from Susan? Please share.
“There is a boundary to men’s passions when they act from feelings, but none when they are under the influence of imagination.” Edmund Burke