Survival of the Fittest, Being an Individual

Life is essentially about who will make it out on top. You have the people that will work hard for many years and unfortunately get stuck in a job which they can’t advance anymore, who in turn hate their jobs.

Then you have others who will do whatever it takes to be on top. Survival of the fittest is something that does not have to be solely in the wild, you can apply it to any aspect of life. Doing what it takes determines how your life will play out. These are a few things to think about when the question comes, will I settle or will I be greater?

Where do you want to be in life?

There are always going to be goals and dreams that you have. What you have to look at, is your dream something that you have to accomplish, or are you okay if you don’t accomplish it? That is the question to ask yourself. No dream is too big or too small, no goal is unattainable.

You cannot give up on what you want, you have to work your butt off for it and in the end, you will achieve all that you want. The mind works in amazing ways, you might have somewhere where you want to be in the future now, but a month, a year down the road, that place might change. In the end, you know where you want to be, you have to do what it takes to get there.

Read: Life, the Journey or Destination

Do you want to be a follower?

In society no matter where you are, there are followers and there are leaders, essentially you have to choose which you want to be. Survival is about being a leader and creating your own path, not walking in the same steps many before you have taken. There is no guide, so why try and follow something that essentially does not exist? Leaders are those who step up to the occasion and do what is necessary to achieve their dreams.

Followers sit back and follow the mold that has been predetermined for you by someone else.

Read: Defining Success


What does it all mean?

Survival of the fittest is simply doing what it takes to achieve, and live life like you have always dreamed of. Why sit back and watch life pass you by? Nothing is too small for you to go out and get it. Hard work makes achieving that life no longer a dream but a reality. If you have a vision, you have the ability to get all of that.

Like I have said many times, you have the ability, you have to trust yourself and trust your instincts.


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Dustin Meyer

Free thinking, somewhat radical, and very passionate. Take a trip through the mind of the creator and dreamer behind The Evolutionary Mind.


  1. This is interesting because I heard a guy I listen named Gary V talk about this same thing. He said most people are wired to lose and conform. It’s scary, but true. And I don’t mean people who work everyday, they have a home, bills, paid, occasional vacation; they’re good. I’m talking people who don’t attempt, it’s crazy. I just don’t get it.

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