If you don’t set the agenda for your life, someone else will.
If you keep being lazy and staying “busy” with meaningless drama, pointless meetings, and useless activities, your life will be a waste. No one remembers mediocre people who do what they’re told. History books are not filled with the names of servants and middle managers. They’re not filled with the names of “yes” men and women. Instead, they’re filled with the names of leaders and rule breakers—people who stepped out to make something happen for themselves. Only people who decide to rise above the masses and make a unique, individual contribution to the world are rewarded and remembered. Here are 5 things you must do to stop working for others and start being your own boss now.