Opportunities are like popcorn.
They both start as small unassuming kernels.
And if you leave them alone they will stay that way forever. Just small kernels of potential. Unrealized. And Inedible.
There are millions of un-popped kernels around you. They are in jars. In stores and in cupboards. Just waiting to be popped.
But unless you live in Hades, those kernels won’t pop in the store. They won’t pop in the jar. And they won’t pop on the shelf in your cupboard.
You have to pop them yourself. The way your grandparents and Orville Redenbacher did.
The Recipe For Popcorn
- Pour kernels into a pan.
- Bathe them in oil.
- Crank up the heat.
- Start shaking the pan. Then keep shaking and shaking until all the kernels pop.
Opportunities surround you. But they won’t pop on their own. You need to apply heat and action. But when you do, the results just keep piling up. So crank up the heat to high and start shaking. Then keep heating and shaking until you have a bowl full of delicious, salted, buttered popcorn in front of you.