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Julian Northbrook

Stop trying to change the world, and start changing yourself

You probably already know this.

But I have very little tolerance for people who whine (=complain) about their lives.

Something I hear a lot from people who use English at work…

… Is how ‘unfair’ it is.

It takes them ages to write an email in English, they say. But the reply from their native-speaker clients comes back instantly.

Or native speakers have it easy in meetings…

Because English is their first language.

People who use English as a second language, however, have a tough time. It’s hard to understand. People speak too fast. It’s just not fair, blah blah blah.

Boo-hoo.

Quit complaining and get good at English. Learn the language you need. And just do it.

This kid was born with no arms

… but look at him.

He brushes his own teeth and even writes his own school work.

Is he complaining because he’s a bit slower at it than everyone else?

No.

And what about this woman?

She has 50 orgasms a day. Try writing an email quickly when you can’t stop orgasming.

But is she complaining?

No. She’s getting on with her life.

Where there’s a will there’s a way

It’s as simple as that.

Don’t like your English? Think things are ‘unfair’?

Stop trying to change the world, and start changing yourself.

Cheers,

Julian Northbrook

P.S. Reading Chapter 1 of my best selling book for free would be a good start.