The author, Arthur Haley, kept a picture in his office of a turtle on top of a fencepost.
He said it reminded him that the turtle certainly didn’t get up there on his own, that it had help getting to its perch.
None of us have gotten to this point in life without the help—or hindrance—of others.
The object of the game, if we’re going to move ahead to our goals, is to thank the people who’ve helped us, look for others who might help and ease away from those folks who are slowing us down.
The late-Jim Rohn, an extraordinary speaker and motivator, said that each of us is the average of the five people we most often come in contact with.
If you believe that you’re probably immediately looking around at who influences you!
We’re all the turtle on the fencepost.