Di Bella Gisela
How to Succeed?
Success does not mean the same for everyone. For example, one can find success after forming a happy family while others after completing a professional project or after getting an “A” in a test. In other words, success basically means being happy with what you are doing in your life. After having determined the meaning of success, it is fundamental to be determined and hard-working in order to achieve it.
Undoubtedly, great determination is essential to build success. Ana Fidelia Quirot a Cuban athlete who has won lots of medals and world championships is a clear example of succeed by being determined. Even though she had a tragic domestic accident which prevented her from walking, she established herself the goal of winning other championship after her accident, and she did it. The same year as her terrible accident, she won a silver medal in the 800-meter race.
Although determination is essential to succeed, it does not work if it is not accompanied by hard-work. “Inspiration exists, but it has to find us working” said Picasso. What Picasso meant is that no one achieves success just by sitting and staring at the wall every single day. For example, Ana Fidelia Quirot achieved her goal of winning another championship by training every single day. During the five long months she spent in the hospital, she began walking around her room, then she asked for an exercise bike and finally she walked around the hospital corridors. It was hard-work and dedication what made her successful.
However, opponents believe that success depends on fortune. A considerable number of fortunate people claim that it does not matter how much work someone does to achieve something, because it is luck what defines the future. That is due to many factors that define human’s life, such as nature matters. For example, farmers from agricultural countries, have to work hard to care for their fields during a long period in order to achieve favourable...