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Turn These Three Unfortunate Recipes for Failure Into Effective Secrets of Success
The desire to be all we can be and feel fully alive is healthy.
Unfortunately, with our eagerness to have a good life, many of us miss the mark by unknowingly becoming the victims of some common formulas for failure rather than grasping proven secrets of success.
The question, then, is "How can you avoid the plight of the uninformed? " By taking your destiny in your own hands, as you are doing now.
And the easiest path to take is in the shadow of those who have gone where you want to go.
Three Unfortunate Recipes for Failure and Powerful Secrets of Success 1.
A strategy of working harder, instead of smarter.
This is part of seeking the safety of the crowd.
Most of us were taught to set our sights on a regular job with healthcare and a good retirement plan.
It is becoming decreasingly likely that this will occur and even less likely to be fulfilling.
Most people with regular jobs are finding themselves working longer hours and taking second jobs just to make ends meet.
If you want to create a genuinely fantastic life, you have to work smarter.
Get out of that crowd mentality.
To get better results, you need to do something new.
And if you do your research, you'll find that following a path that is less traveled means you can make much more money while working much less.
Waiting for the ideal opportunity.
If you ask others when they intend to do what they really want to do, the most common answer is a vague reference to that perfect time someplace in the future.
You may have noticed that this ideal time doesn't ever come.
All you truly have is now.
Opportunity, as you may have heard, may only knock once.
The fact that you're interested in this topic means opportunity is knocking now.
The key is to grab it and don't let it go.
Groping in the darkness.
Your life is in your hands.
If you are groping around without a clear picture of what you want to create, how can you expect to get where you want to go? Start with forming a clear picture of where you are going and how your life will look when you get there.
Set your focus on your dream.
Have a picture of your brightest possible future in front of you every day and notice how your life starts to change.
With this picture of a bright future in your mind, you are ready to reach out and make it your reality.
If you are doing what you truly want to do, enjoying the things that make you feel alive and give meaning to life, giving up is not a possibility.
Many highly successful people say that the main secret to their success is that they kept moving forward even if everyone around them quit.
The ones who succeed are those who stick with it.
Continue to take steps towards your goals.
It doesn't matter how small these steps may be if you're continuing onward.
You may be surprised to find that even a small adjustment in your course becomes a large shift over time.
And the right time to start is now.