Per one definition of “dream” is, “an aspiration; goal; aim.”  Per the same website, one definition of “achievement” is, “something accomplished, especially by superior ability, special effort, great courage, etc.”  So what sets apart the people who ONLY dream from those who dream AND achieve?  The answer is simple:  hard work.

If you look at the definition of achievement you see words like “superior,” “special,” and “great.”  Those words are used to describe ability, effort and courage.  This only makes sense when you think about it.  To make a dream reality, or to accomplish your dream goal, you have to have the ability.  If you don’t inherently have the ability then you have to create it.  The Wright brothers couldn’t fly but they dreamed of it, so they created the ability (as an example).  You also have to put effort into achieving your goal.  Having the ability simply isn’t enough…

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