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Success Principle: Determination to Succeed - Stanislavsky Lech

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Stanislavsky Lech climbed out and ran twenty-five miles to freedom

Stanislavsky Lech climbed out and ran twenty-five miles to freedom

How can we escape from laziness

Anthony Robbins tells us the story of a Jewish man named Stanislavsky Lech who escaped the Krakow concentration camp. He was captured by the Nazi soldiers and packed them into an overcrowded train and sent to Karkow. His family members were killed in front of him, and he was assigned to work at the prison. He was awaiting his death along with many other Jewish prisoners.

He desperately wanted to escape from the prison. He talks about his desire with his fellow prisoners. He asked, "how can we escape from this prison?" Many of them discouraged him. Some said it was impossible. Some warned about the severe punishment if they found it. Some kept silent. But in his heart, there was a deep desire to escape from prison.

He was asking the same question again and again. He was asking the right question in his position. He rejected the negative answers and was looking for an opportunity.

Each day he asked the same question. How Can I escape from here? He was sure. There is a way to escape from there. There must be some way. He was looking for the way out.

Hold your hope till the end

He noticed that a truck would come when there is enough dead body of men and women who were killed by the Nazis because of their inability to work. One day he decided to try his luck. He removed his clothes and lay still, pretending to be dead, among the dead bodies. He lay there for a day, and more bodies were thrown around him.

Finally, the truck came, rough hands pushed him inside the truck. He lay many more hours there pretending to be dead. Finally, his body was dumped into an open grave. He waited there until nightfall. When he made certain that there were none, he climbed out and ran twenty-five miles to freedom.

We need to ask the right question when we are in trouble.

When we are suffering, when we are in trouble, what questions are we asking? Jesus said. Ask and you will receive it. We need to ask the right question every time to get an answer.

There is a sure way for every problem. If you want to make money, there is a genuine and legible way for it. If you want a successful carrier, there is a way for it. If you desire a more satisfactory life, there is a way for it. You ask, and it will be given to you. You will find the way out.

For that, you need to be like Lech. He was surrounded by hopeless people. But he clings to his hope of escaping the prison. He maintained a desire. He had a question. It was in front of him all the time. In a split of a second, he made his decision to escape from the Concentration camp.

We all belong to one or another concentration camp. From where we want to escape. Your concentration camp could be your financial difficulties or lack of skill or knowledge. It could be procrastination. It could be your laziness. You recognize it better. Find out and identify the concentration camp. Ask that empowering question. How can I escape from this camp? Sure. There is a way. A way out. Take that decision. Move ahead and come out.

Now, it is your day to succeed.

My story

I was like Stanislavsky Lech. Investigating some ways to receive some extra money. I was searching for a way. At that point I found that Hubpages is the best place where I can get published and receive some money. Until now I have reached two-Google payout limits. I received a little money. The third payout is on the way. This is my 100th hub. I had more than 100,000 page views. Thanks, HubPages for the excellent way to earn and get published online. Thanks, rubbers for your help and support.

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2010 Jacob


PeterP on December 08, 2012:

This is an incredible story. Thanks a lot.

Jacob (author) from Delhi, India on May 07, 2012:

Thanks Shridhark and Zainab for your visit and comment.

ShridharK from India on April 21, 2012:

Very Useful for me ...!!! :D

zainab on April 01, 2012:

thanks for the advice

Jacob (author) from Delhi, India on February 18, 2011:

Thanks all for your kind visits and comments.

May God bless you!

Jeany on February 16, 2011:

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This story its enlighten my mind to do my work everyday! Thank you it is so inspiring!

glowingrocks from New York on January 30, 2011:

Very thought provoking.

MeGunner from Lagos on January 17, 2011:

Inspiring! Thanks for the encouragement. 'Ask and you shall receive...' particularly holds great insight as Jesus then made the 'cheque' blank by saying, '...for whoever asks receives...' Getting up is the first step towards getting out. I had an experience recently when my friends told me that I needed to apply for a document about four to six times (each application lasting about three months before processing) to stand a chance of being issued the document. I was worried and I believed them but I just applied thinking, 'the earlier the better'. I got it the first time. No one seem to believe but I have it! I love your tribute to hubpages. Well done

ed77burns on December 29, 2010:

Your hub given the tips on how to escape from laziness.I enjoyed reading it AND APPLY some tips on me as I'm a lazy one.

Amie Warren on December 28, 2010:

I absolutely love this story. Thanks so much for it!

katrinasui on December 26, 2010:

Thanks for the this good message. Nice hub!

Vernon Bradley from Yucaipa, California on December 25, 2010:

Wow, J, thanks for the inpirational hub. Merry Christmas, J

Glad you are doing so well.


H P Roychoudhury from Guwahati, India on December 24, 2010:

Your wonderful story will mark a memory to my rest of life. What is in summary you narrated” Finally, the truck came; rough hands pushed him inside the truck. He lay there many more hours pretending to be dead. Finally his body was dumped into an open grave. He waited there until the nightfall. When he made sure that there were none, he climbed out and ran twenty five miles to freedom.” You have given an example of unparallel determination in achieving a desire. Marry Christmas and let the blessings of Marry be fall upon you. Wonderful example.

rpalulis from NY on December 24, 2010:

Thank you for this powerful message, and Merry Christmas to you and your family. God Bless.

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