Success isn’t really that difficult. There is a significant portion of the population here in North America, that actually want and need success to be hard! Why? So they then have a built-in excuse when things don’t go their way! Pretty sad situation, to say the least.
The first thing to remember about success is that it is a process – nothing more, nothing less. There is really no magic to it and it’s not reserved only for a select few people. As such, success really has nothing to do with luck, coincidence or fate. It really comes down to understanding the steps in the process and then executing on those steps.
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This is perhaps the single biggest obstacle that all of us must overcome in order to be successful
Once you have a clear understanding of what you want, it is critical that you engage in goal setting – specifically setting SMART goals.
We all carry a lot of baggage, thanks to our upbringing. The majority of people carry with them, an entire series of self-limiting beliefs that will absolutely stop, and hold them back from, success. Things like “I’m not good enough”, “I’m not smart enough”, “I’m not lucky enough”, and the worst, “I’m not worthy” are but a few of the self-limiting beliefs I have encountered. We carry them with us like rocks in a knapsack,
Open your eyes and begin to plan your future and take action to achieve that outcome. Your unconscious mind now knows what it is working towards.
Have some fun and hypnotize yourself to be your very own “Ghost of Christmas future” and see what the future holds for you.
Franklin’s extraordinary success in life and politics can be attributed to his perseverance to overcome his personal liabilities, and his desire to constantly become better. Next time you really want to achieve something, take time to focus on your own personal journal. What is your temptation that is standing in your way to greatness? What can you do to form the habit of becoming a success?
Let success motivate you. Find a picture of what epitomizes success to you and then pull it out when you are in need of motivation.