“Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them.” William Arthur Ward
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 thinking they won’t get a good result or they will wait for another better opportunity.
Don’t Waste Your 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
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 in 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
- Take responsibility
- Move the people
- Be Driven
- Turn your light on
- Play the right notes
- Get confidence
- Study the greats
- Change your environment
- Tell great stories
“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.
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