No, it's not the Best of 80s collection. It's that what comes up when the weak and fearful see the man beside them making something of himself.
I know, there's a dozen or so of these threads, and as many articles, on the site.
But they ain't enough.
I'm starting a business, personal training, diet counseling, and boot camps. I've passed my business plan to some people in the industry I respect, locals who know business, and people that know marketing. Thumbs up across the board. There's enough experience and enough education on my resume to sell myself. I'm a good salesman, and a decent marketer. I am not going to fail; if I do, I won't know, because I'll be dead from exhaustion.
But, the good and kind people in my life have tried to show me the error of my ways. I have been "sat down" like a young child being told it's impossible to get to the sun at night. "You can't make a business work in this economy." "No one's paying for training." "It's just a stupid idea." All look at me with the knowing smile, what for the grunts and clicks coming from my mouth to cease, then explain again why I'm stuck in the shit hole, same as they.
It makes me sad. Some very intelligent people, hamstrung by the incessant attack of
It's not like crabs that pull each other back into the bucket; it's worse. More base.
What makes so many people behave this way? Is it the need to keep the group together? Straight up sadism? Or are this many people really that weak?