Success - The Cliches of Success
Self Hypnosis Cds - Success in Life - What Is It?
One of the most important drivers of anyone's life is the idea of succeeding or being a success. Everyone strives to be something, someone or to get somewhere. We are always judging others and ourselves as to whether success has been achieved or...
The problem with writing about success is that almost everything ends up sounding like a cliché. It has all been said before. It has all been read or heard before. There are no new secret formulas; no new tricks to creating success or being successful; nothing new to write about.
If you are reading this, it is highly likely that you should already know all there is to know about creating the success and prosperity you desire. Somewhere, sometime, you have already read or heard exactly what you need to know to be a success. And that is exactly the problem.
I could write that you need to have a vision to follow; an ideal that inspires you to action. "Yeah, yeah." you've heard it before. "I know that." It's become a cliché. One of the flaws of the human intellect is the tendency to look at something, recognize it, and then immediately judge it as known and therefore not needing a closer look or a second look.
'Write your goals down.'
'Set clear, specific, time-related goals.'
'Purpose plus passion plus persistence = prosperity.'
'Your thoughts and beliefs create your reality.'
There is a huge difference between knowing of a person and knowing a person. You might know their name. You might know what they look like.
So What is Success Anyway?
Well I’ll tell you what it’s not. Even thought many of us like to periodically visit our own personal Fantasyland complete with its mansions, servants, fancy cars and trips to exotic places (check under the heading of “What I Would Do if I Won...
You might know what they do for a living. You might even know what their favorite food is, but do you really know that person? Do you know what is in their heart and their mind?
There is also a huge difference between knowing about the principles of success and knowing the principles of success. You may recognize them when you see them. You may even be able to recite them by rote. But you don't actually know them unless you live them. You may recognize the words, but until, and unless, you are actually living (applying) them, you do not actually know what you think you know.
If I were to ask you right now..."What is your vision that guides your life?"...could you give me a succinct and distinct answer? Could you write it down in a one or two sentence paragraph?
What is your purpose? What is your passion? What are your goals? What are your predominant thoughts? What are your core beliefs? What does success mean to you?
Can you give me a clear (and honest) answer in under a minute to each of these questions?
Can you then tell me exactly how you are living your knowledge of success principles?
Success comes from having clearly defined ideals combined with a fervent desire defined by clear, written, time-defined, goals that are worked towards every day and persisted in until they are made manifest. Yeah,
The Curse of Success Geniuses
Don't talk to me about how to succeed! I've read success advice and books and articles. They're all…" "What Do You Think I am Going to Say?” "They're all good? They're too good! Why, when I've read just what to do to succeed, I am ready to tell...
yeah, I know it's a cliché. Your success is either empowered by, or inhibited by, your recurring, predominant thoughts patterns and your core beliefs about yourself and success itself. Yeah, yeah, I know...it's a cliché.
Yes, writing about success almost always ends up sounding like a cliché. Wouldn't it be great if your own success was a cliché, something taken for granted by you and all who think they know you?
Need reminding what those principles of success are? Want to take a fresh look? Go to my website and download these two free ebooks... Millionaire Mindset Secrets and Napoleon Hill's 13 Success Secrets Revealed.
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