Dont-worry-about-beingYou may never win an Academy Award, become a best-selling author or the most popular recording artist in the world.

You may never win an Olympic gold medal or break a world record.

You may never become the richest person in the world, or even on your block.

The smartest, the most talented, the very, very best… all elusive titles.

And in our world that is obsessed with being number one, too often if we can’t make it, we don’t bother trying.

And so we languish.  Unfulfilled, dissatisfied, knowing that we are capable of more, but wondering if it’s worth the effort.

I’m here to tell you that it is.

You may not be able to become the best, you can aspire to being your best.

There may be others who can do more than you, but you can do the most with what you have.

So stop measuring your standard by the champions in your field and just aim to do better than you did yesterday.

I believe that every person has a unique calling and purpose that they have a responsibility to aim for, but it’s not necessarily to be number one.

It’s to be the best parent, partner, person of faith, leader, business owner, grandparent, teacher and person you can be.

Don’t worry about being the best, just make sure that you’re being your best.

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