“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”
As a man was passing by some elephants, he suddenly stopped, confused by the fact that these huge creatures were being held by only a small rope tied to their leg.
No chains, no cages.
It was very clear that these elephants could break away at any time, but for some reason, they didn't.
He saw a trainer nearby and asked why these animals just stood there and made no attempt to escape.
"Well," the trainer said, "when they are very young and much smaller, we use the same size rope to tie them and at that age, it’s enough to hold them. As they grow up, they are conditioned to believe they cannot break away. They believe the rope can still hold them, so they never try."
Food for thought on this road to anywhere and a reminder to let go of the things that don't serve your best story...
No chains. No cages. -GFDD
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