Where does it start? It begins in the same place where all brilliant ideas, thoughts and creative seeds find their inception. Our minds.
I’ve heard that all manifestations take place once before declaring their existence in the world: once in the mind and then in the physical world. If this is true it would be worth it for all of us to pay attention to what’s going on between our ears on a daily basis.
What are we saying to ourselves? How do we move through our day? What do we focus on? What do we do when we don’t get the results we anticipated? Greatness is not an accident. You don’t trip and fall into it like a pile of gold coins lying on the ground. If you look at anyone who was ever considered “great” in an aspect of their life, you will find he/she spent many many hours at their “craft”. But not only that, they had the thoughts and mindset to support their practice. They had to. It’s imperative to them. Why? Because what you focus on becomes your reality. And people of greatness know that.
Unfortunately, that can go the other way as well. If you’re focus is on “what am I going to watch on TV today,” then your reality is going to be mostly mediocre.
Shooting for greatness isn’t such a bad idea. After all, you may just end up really really good a what you focus on. That’s not so bad either.