Don't Waste Opportunities | Jamie Foxx
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Don’t Waste Opportunities | Jamie Foxx

(Last Updated On: September 4, 2019)

Many people waste opportunities thinking that they will get better one. Later they realise their mistake and feel sad about the ignored one. Are you also one of them waste opportunities? Let’s find what Mr Jamie Foxx say about this topic.

Don’t Waste Opportunities

This is a beautiful quote explaining what is opportunities.

Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them. William Arthur Ward

This is very true. If you wait to see the sunrise, you will surely miss the chance to see the beauty of sunrise. Time is precious. Time wasted will never get back. Wasting opportunities means wasting time.

Dictionary meaning of Opportunity A time or set of circumstances that makes it possible to do something.

We all have great expectations in life. Most times, it is easy to meet expectations, knowing what you will get. Sometimes, you achieve much more than your expectations.

Some people ignore or miss the opportunities. Some are fearful about failures or wait for another better opportunity. Failures are part of life. If you read the stories of successful persons, you can find they have struggled a lot, but moved forward fearless of failures. Also they never wasted opportunities.

But later they feel sorry about wasting the opportunity. What is the benefit? Nothing, but mental stress only. After that they look for ways to overcome stress.

Watch this video – Don’t Waste Opportunities

Orison Swett Marden Opportunities Quote
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Don’t wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them. Orison Swett Marden

Don’t Waste Opportunities – Jamie Foxx

When I was growing up in Terrell, Texas, I felt that it was not where I was supposed to be. I knew that I was meant for a different destination. I think that the minute I was born, there was something inside telling me where I would go, it’s like energy – an intangible destiny. Jamie Foxx

Top 10 Rules Of Jamie Foxx
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Jamie Foxx’s Top 10 Rules


Jamie Foxx

Eric Marlon Bishop (born December 13, 1967),[1] known professionally as Jamie Foxx, is an American actor, singer, songwriter, record producer and comedian. For his portrayal of Ray Charles in the 2004 biographical film Ray, he won an Academy Award for Best Actor, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. That same year, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the crime film Collateral. Since spring 2017, Foxx has served as the host and executive producer of the Fox game show Beat Shazam. Source: Wikipedia

Jamie Foxx, is an American actor, singer, songwriter, record producer, film producer and comedian.

Shortly after his birth, he was adopted and raised by his mother’s adoptive parents.

He was raised in the black quarter of Terrell, which at the time was a racially segregated community.

Foxx has often acknowledged his grandmother’s influence on his life as one of the greatest reasons for his success.

Began playing the piano when he was five years old.

He first told jokes at a comedy club’s open mic night in 1989.

Won an Oscar for his portrayal of Ray Charles in the 2004 biographical film Ray.

Foxx is also a Grammy Award-winning musician, producing four albums which have charted in the top ten of the US Billboard 200.

Also starred in the sketch comedy show In Living Color.

In 2012, Foxx starred in the title role of the Quentin Tarantino written and directed Django Unchained.

Top 10 Rules – Jamie Foxx

  1. Take responsibility
  2. Move the people
  3. Persevere
  4. Be Driven
  5. Turn your light on
  6. Play the right notes
  7. Get confidence
  8. Study the greats
  9. Change your environment
  10. Tell great stories

Source: YouTube Video

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Brian Tracy Opportunities Quote
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Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, ‘What’s in it for me?’ Brian Tracy

#Opportunities are the step to #success. Click To Tweet


There is no meaning in feeling sad about missed opportunities. Try to make use of every opportunity.

These people never missed their opportunities and became successful. You may like to read their success story.

Do you ignore opportunities?

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