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Location, location, and location

I was thrown a question:

Two people with relatively equal skills, graduated from same college, both were class toppers, both has similar domain knowledge, both know how to use their tools effectively – yet one still does better than other; one flourishes while the other strugles. Why so?

I remember, I was once told, only three things to consider when starting a new business—location, location, and location.

I thought on this a bit deeper about the location factor. In other words, not about “Where are you going to do?” but “Where are you going to be?”

Are you going to be in a place called fear, or in a place called love? Where are you —and where are you coming from—as you encounter life? Now, in the example of the two equally qualified workers, one is successful and the other is not, the real reason, I found;

One person is being open, friendly, caring, helpful, considerate, cheerful, confident, even joyful in his work, while the other is being closed, distant, uncaring, inconsiderate, grumpy, even resentful of what he is doing. Now suppose you were to select, what if you were to select between these two? What then would be your experience?