Monday, June 22, 2009

The treasure you seek might be right there in your own backyard

In The Wizard of Oz, Dorothy found out that:
“If I ever go looking for my heart’s desire again—I won’t look any further than my own backyard. Because if it isn’t there, I never really lost it to begin with.”

If your pursuing a worthy goal or trying to make a significant change in your life, don’t go external in your approach, go internal. Most people make the Big Mistake of looking outside their Who Network thinking their success will be found “out there” somewhere. It’s a false notion that your success will come from a bunch of people you don’t know.

Look around the landscape of your life. There are valuable treasures there you’ve been overlooking. Too often we allow the temporary to eclipse the eternal. The true and lasting treasures of life are those key relationships that have been given to us as gifts. Sit down and make a list of your 12-3-1. Your 12 friends, your 3 closest and that One Best Friend.

You Got WHO!
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1 comment:

  1. Well said, Dorothy always had the power, she just didn't know or use it! Thanks for the analogy.