Create the Future You Imagine

Create the Future  a guest post by Stephanie Bolen

 What will tomorrow look like? What will next month look like? Or even next year? What will the future look like?

What do you think? What does the future look like to you? Will you be where you want to be in the future? Will your dreams be a reality? Will your goals be accomplished? How do you imagine the future?

I hope you look at the future with a positive attitude, an optimistic outlook. I hope you don’t let obstacles and moments of failure weigh you down. I hope you do not let the doubt whispered in your ear create a stumbling fear. I hope you don’t allow the excuses to pile up, making it easy to pause or stop… You have no excuse!

Oh, you have an excuse that explains why you can’t have the future you imagine? Baloney!

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.”

– Unknown

“Success is dependent on effort.”


“Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.”

-Warren G. Bennis

“We must look for ways to be an active force in our own lives.”

-Les Brown

“In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.”

-Bill Cosby

“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.”

-Winston Churchill

If I keep searching, I can just keep finding quote after motivational quote by famous and/or successful people basically telling you that anything is possible. I can find story after story of how these successful people faced obstacles of all kinds. They faced doubt. They faced critics.They faced failure. However, they held onto their dreams and kept working hard towards their goals. All the great advice and inspiration is out there. Take hold of it and take it to heart. These quotes, this video is for you. You can succeed. You can know what success is. Is it easy? No. Will it be worth it? Yes!

Think of who you’ll become along the way! Think of the difference you can make! Think of who you’ll inspire!

You can create the future you imagine. So go for it 🙂


Stephanie Bolen is a phenomenal young leader. She is the personnel director for The 20 Leadership Camp, and an accomplished camp consultant for Girl Scouts. You can read more from Steph at Steph4themoon. To book Stephanie to facilitate a workshop contact Paradigm Shift.



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