Are You Prepared For Opportunities

Leader’s know the importance of being ready for opportunities when they come. In fact, being ready for opportunities is the secret to success. If leader’s prepare for today they will reap the benefits down the road. It takes discipline, time, and energy to prepare yourself for the future. But leader’s need to make the choice to always prepare and to never give up. It might take years for a great opportunity to come along, but the key is to be ready and prepared when the time comes.

We need to know that the outcome of any opportunity will depend on our preparedness. The choices you made up until that time will determine either the success or failure of the opportunity. If a leader has prepared they will be ready for the challenge. But if they have not prepared it would be too late to start preparing when an opportunity comes.

Leader’s should prepare themselves in areas where they dream or desire to be in the future. If you desire to write a book, start a business, lead a team, or be a professional speaker then the key is to start preparing now. So when an opportunity comes that will help you reach your dreams and lead you to where you want to be, you will be ready for it.

Leader’s know the importance of preparing now so they will succeed when an opportunity comes. Do what it takes to be ready and prepared for the future. How do you prepare for the future? Are you ready for opportunities?

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  • Darlene Hunter


    What a powerful blog! I agree 100% in every word that you have shared. I am not only a motivational speaker and author, but I am a District Manager in a retail company overseeing 14 locations with 56 management team members. I believe that your blog will help my managers individually and us as a district. Being committed, dedicated and committed to success are critical components for all leaders. I will be sharing your blog with all of my team members as well as take the time to read your past blogs.

    Great job! Thank you so much for your diligence.


  • Bill (cycleguy)

    It sometimes is hard for me, at my age (58), to dream big dreams. I work hard avoiding the "poor me" syndrome of wasted years. Honestly, I could do a better job of being prepared for opportunities, although it is easy to rationalize them away. Well…there's honesty for you. :)

  • dan black


    Thank you for stopping by and reading. I look forward to connecting with your team members. My desire is to help leaders grow to their potential. I look forward to reading your book and posting a book review on my blog.


  • dan black


    Thank you for your honesty. I believe we all can dream big dreams no matter our age. Here is a great article by Jon Acuff that I really enjoyed and know you would too,

    I think we all could do a better job of preparing for opportunities. Thank you for sharing.