I’ve noticed a bystander effect related to work and entrepreneurship.
The demarcation line of the 21st century will be the one that separates those who put in effort (not work, effort), energy and have the desire to advance—from those who do not.
To borrow from Jerry Seinfeld in a recent article from Esquire magazine, those who will be successful in the 21st century will be those who just want it more than other people.
Being a bystander (a person who looks on as an event occurs) to someone else’s success, energy and effort does not entitle the bystander to a portion of the fruits of that successful person’s success.
Being a bystander to someone else’s entrepreneurial effort is the other side of the demarcation line.
Being a bystander to someone else’s effort is the least productive choice (other than applauding from the crowd) that anybody can make moving forward into the 21st century.
The future 1% will consist of those who hustled and were rewarded, and the 99% will be defined as those who watched the 1% hustle, silently and publicly applauded, and believed that somehow that applause correlates to receiving a percentage of the success.
-Peace Be With You All-
Jesan Sorrells, MA
Principal Conflict Engagement Consultant
Human Services Consulting and Training (HSCT)
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