Frog Jumping Contest

Categories: Financial Intelligence

It was a frog jumping competition. The winning frog was the one who was first to get to the top of a 100 floors sky scrapper. Participation was by choice.

Many frogs haven watched previous competitions opted not to compete, but merely to watch. The problem was, once cross floor 20, falling was sure death!

A few brave frogs took to the challenge, but were constantly discouraged by the shouts of those whose only experience was in watching others fail. “Take it easy, don’t cross that floor, you have tried enough, slow down, don’t be so extreme, you are a woman, think of your family, look behind” were the typical cries. One by one, a few frogs stopped and some fell to their deaths. One frog however was consistent, faced forward and was unmoved by discouragement. Of course, it won!

The barrage of discouragement was replaced by songs of adulation! Everyone eager to hear the secret of the frog’s success.

Alas, they realised, the frog was deaf!


1. Be deaf to discouragement from people whose experience is of others.

2. Be sure that those who criticise you today, will praise you tomorrow. Human beings are fickle.

3. Some won’t do, and they won’t let others do, don’t make clothes from a naked man!

If it blessed you, share with others.

Charles Ezeh, a Financial Intelligence Coach writes from Port Harcourt, Nigeria BB Pin for more updates: 265AA1C1;75D62C38 Twitter: @charlesonline1 Skype: Charlesonline2 Email:, Phone Number: +2347033109363 Facebook: I am committed to your success!!!

Charles Ezeh – FinanceEditor

Financial Intelligence Update

This month, I will be teaching on the skills, knowledge and attitudes to internalize to achieve the level of maturity required to help you reach your highest potentials financially and otherwise. You will not be able to internalize all of these in 30 days, but you will be able to prove them. If you play by the rules, you will see significant improvement in your assertiveness, confidence; relationships with others and your financial fortunes will improve.

It is working for me and it will work for you too. If you want more, there are no short cuts, you need to be more. The rules are simple, ensure that whatever you learn, you share with 2 other people within 24-48 hrs. Also ensure you find daily application for the concepts you will be learning. The formula is LTD – Learn Teach Do. If you have anyone you want to participate in this, get them on this site. I am committed to your success!!!

Charles Ezeh – Finance Editor

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