Success: A Peak at the Dark Side
Success is everything. It is the only thing that you will settle
with. You will do everything to make it big, to make your
They say however that there is a dark side to this ideal of
success. They say that in every good there is evil. Is this
really the case? Do you also think so? Have you taken a look at
the dark side?
In reality, too much of something good can be really bad. Too
much chocolates and sweets can be bad to your health in the long
run. Too much partying and drinking during the night can bring
you a very bad feeling the next morning. Definitely, too much of
the good thing can give you adverse effects.
Does this hold true in aiming for success? Does this hold true
in actually taking hold of that triumphant moment?
Before we delve further, it may be helpful to define first
success. Success spells as simple as S-U-C-C-E-S-S, but it means
differently to different people. It can get a long way from
being successful in having a family, in being popular and
well-liked by people to getting as much money to enjoy a
There are many ways by which people may think of success. Simply
speaking, success means achieving what your heart desires or
setting a goal and fulfilling it. It takes some sort of process
of hard work, persistence and excellence to achieve it.
It sounds so good, how can it possibly have a dark side?
In aiming for success, some people may be too blinded or too
engrossed in getting it quick. They would take any shortcut.
They would seek any means that they can take hold of that they
do not mind the consequences.
There are dangerous scams out there, purporting to be the
straight way to success, the shortcut to wealth and riches. They
offer services or setups that would help you get rich quick.
These scammers seduce people to join in their endeavors. They
give out promises and offers that seem irresistible. The rewards
are appealing and desirable. The rewards can range from
receiving thousands of dollars in your bank account in no time.
It can also include a chance to have a position in a big company
they are organizing. It can also appeal to your pity, as some
would claim to be doing things in the name of charity or
benevolence. The worst that they can claim is,