Keep your guard up…

“I don’t want to let my guard down and feel too comfortable. If you become complacent, you start feeling entitled. I’m ready to go dig ditches if I have to. Whatever I gotta do to provide for my family. Whatever I gotta do to make sure that I do the best possible job at whatever wonderful opportunities I’ve been handed.”

Mark Wahlberg

What keeps you awake at night? How do you ensure that you are always seeking and striving and never becoming complacent? What is the thing that keeps you from ever settling for less than what you are capable of?

Complacency scares me to death. I never want to get too comfortable and expect anything. I really like how he points out that complacency can create a sense of entitlement. I haven’t thought about it this way before but it makes perfect sense. If you get comfortable you start to expect to win, you expect success. You feel entitled to success. That’s when you begin to lose. You have to keep your guard up…

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