Act Like You Are Successful… Why Am I Acting?

One of the hardest concepts for me to get was when successful people would tell you to “Act like you are Successful”.   WHAAAAAT?

So am I supposed to go out and buy things I can’t afford or what?  How can I ACT successful when I am NOT successful.  That’s what I used to think when I’d hear this statement.

Well, I’d like to clarify what is meant when you hear “Act like you are Successful”, even before you have received the material things of success.

If you read about or talk to anyone who has achieved lasting success, they are doing things YOU can do right now no matter your level of success.

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Are You Using Your Genie?

genie bookIf you are not improving yourself each and every day with videos, audios or books, then you are missing the boat.

I used to scoff at this “self improvement” and mindset stuff.  I didn’t need that.  Really?

Every expert you listen to or learn from online will tell you that they read books or do something to continue learning and making themselves better.  If they are doing it, why would you scoff at it?

So after rejecting it for years or doing if half way, I jumped in and started reading, listening and watching.

At first I only did it 15 minutes a day.  But I wasn’t seeing any real improvement.  Then a mentor mentioned I should submerge myself into improving myself.  Listen and read for hours a day.

HOURS?  I don’t have time for that.  That was my initial reaction.  But I also believed I needed to get out of my own way and stop making excuses.  Here’s some ideas on how you can fit in hours of  reading, listening and watching into your day. Continue reading

Don’t Fall Into The Gap

Dan Sullivan  Avoid the GapIn the US, Memorial Day is all about looking back at those people in the military who have sacrificed to give us our freedom.  It’s about being thankful for not only those from the past but also those in our present.

In our lives we need to not only focus on our future goals but look at our past accomplishments.  Focus on how far you’ve come and what you’ve accomplished thus far.  Stop the continual feelings of failure by looking at how far you are from your goals.  We all spend too much time downplaying our skills, what we have to offer others and what we have accomplished. Continue reading