We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives. It's what we do consistently.
Remember: Rewards come in action, not in discussion.
Every problem is a gift -- without problems we would not grow.
Progress is the ultimate motivation.
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
When you know what's most important to you, making a decision is quite simple.
When you know what's most important to you, making a decision is quite simple. Most people, though, are unclear about what's most important in their lives, and thus decision making becomes a form of internal torture.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade!
In reality, the only way a relationship will last is if you see your relationship as a place that you go to give, and not a place that you go to take.
Never spend more than 10 percent of your time on the problem, and always spend at least 90 percent of your time on the solution.
There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
We ve got to remember that we get whatever we focus on in life. If we keep focusing on what we don t want, we ll have more of it. The first step to creating any change is deciding what you do want so that you have something to move toward.
Explore your web the needs, the beliefs, the emotions that are controlling you ¦ so there's more of you to give ¦ and so you can appreciate what's driving other people. It's the only way our world's going to change.
You are now at a crossroads. Forget your past. Who are you now? Who have you decided you really are now? Don't think about who you have been. Who are you now? Who have you decided to become? Make this decision consciously. Make it carefully. Make it powerfully. Then act upon it.
Deciding to commit yourself to long term results rather than short term fixes is as important as any decision you'll make in your lifetime.
No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you're still way ahead of everyone who isn't trying.
The greatest leverage you can create for yourself is the pain that comes from inside, not outside. Knowing that you have failed to live up to your own standards for your life is the ultimate pain.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year -- and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade.
Knowing information is not the same as owning it and following through. Information without execution is poverty. Remember: we're drowning in information, but we're starving for wisdom.
A life of fulfillment is one in which we put urgency in its place and remember that the ultimate target is to spend our lives doing the things we believe are most important to us.
Identity is this incredible invisible force that controls your whole life. It's invisible, like gravity is invisible, but it controls your whole life.
The quality of your life is in direct proportion to the amount of uncertainty you can comfortably deal with.
Self awareness is one of the rarest of human commodities. I don't mean self consciousn ess where you're limiting and evaluating yourself. I mean being aware of your own patterns.
Long ago, I realized that success leaves clues, and that people who produce outstanding results do specific things to create those results. I believed that if I precisely duplicated the actions of others, I could reproduce the same quality of results that they had.
You've achieved cheerfulness the day you realize that no matter what's happening around you, being anything other than cheerful will not make it better.
The only people without problems are in cemeteries.
The only people without problems are those in cemeteries. It is not what happens to us that separates failures from successes. It is how we perceive and what we do about what happens that makes the difference.
The difference between those who succeed and those who fail isn't what they have -- it's what they choose to see and do with their resources and their expertise of life.
Don't get roped into talking about something that you don't really have passion for, and don't get roped into something you don't have expertise in. Why should somebody listen to you? If you're going to take somebody's time, you better deliver.
The first thing these people have who succeed, who are fulfilled, is that they've decided what the purpose of the game is, at least for right now.
Happy, vibrant, successful people think and behave in certain ways. So do miserable and unfulfilled people. In other words, there are patterns of success and patterns of failure. The good news is, success leaves clues.
Most everybody thinks that if I want to get big rewards I need to take huge risks. But if you keep thinking that, you're gonna be broke.
The only way to create change in anyone's psychology or belief system is to show them the consequences of their actions -- or inaction.
Having an identity that is specifically linked to your age or how you look would definitely set you up for pain because these things will change. If we have a broader sense of who we are, our identity never becomes threatened.
My whole life is driven by love. It always has been. It's never been driven by material things -- which are just benefits of doing something I loved.
It sounds so stupid, so basic, but when you are really in a grateful state, you are like a magnet for joy.
It's not that diabetes, heart disease, and obesity runs in your family...It's that no one runs in you family!
Happiness is in the mind, experiences of joy or pleasure should be found in the body; but ongoing joy, pure unadulterated joy, that feeling of bliss for no reason comes when you feel like your life matters because it matters to more than yourself.
You can't succeed by being good. That's what you get paid for. You can't succeed by being excellent. That's what you're expected to do. You can only succeed by being outstanding.
Regarding the psychological, your goal must not be I need to lose X pounds but I'm going to regain my identity, whether as an athlete, a conservative, a sexual being, a together person, whatever.
When two people meet, as long as there is any form of rapport maintained, the person with the most certainty will eventually influence ther other person.
Rapport is the ability to enter someone else's world, to make him feel that you understand him, that you have a strong common bond.
One of the things I'm best at is modeling. I find someone who is best at something I want to learn. Then I model them, and learn it myself. Then, when I've proven it to myself, I teach it to others.
Resourcefulnes s is the cure to failure. Successful people are resourceful and find a way to make it work.
When it seems impossible like nothing is going to work, you are usually just a few millimeters away from making it happen.
I'm both challenged and excited. My excitement is: I get a chance to give something back. My challenge is: The shortest seminar I usually do is 50 hours.
I believe therapy can be done more rapidly. I'm into your finding the source of what's making you think and feel the way you do and shifting it quickly.
We don't have to feel negative about weeds. They're a part of life. We need to see them, acknowledge them, focus on the solution, and immediately do whatever it takes to eliminate their influence from our lives.
The secret to wealth is simple: Find a way to do more for others than anyone else does. Become more valuable. Do more. Give more. Be more. Serve more. And you will have the opportunity to earn more.
I look at people's lives and you see what's not working in their lives and it usually comes from an undisciplined mind.
My view is my entire life has been shaped by giving when I didn't have it. Some idiot who's wealthy and doesn't give, they'll rot in their own selfishness. I'm not worried about them. What I'm really interested in is the day-to-day person, human beings who want to go to another level of their life.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
lf you can't, you must. If you must, you can. Most people fail in life because they major in minor things. Quality questions create a quality life. Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers. It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
Courage, like fear, is a habit. The more you do it, the more you do it, and this habit-of stepping up, of taking action-more than anything else, will move you in a different direction.
If you pursue enrichment and growth, you must increase your references by pursuing ideas and experiences that wouldn't be a part of your life if you didn't consciously seek them out.
Raise your standards for the one thing over which you have complete control -- yourse lf. It means you're committed to being intelligent, flexible, and creative enough to consistently find a way to look at your life in a fashion that makes any experience enriching.
The best way to get trained is to get mentored -- live or by reading or watching videos by masters. That way, you start executing based on lessons from the best.
The difference between acting badly or brilliantly is not based on your ability, but on the state of your mind and or body in any given moment.
Every form of power comes down to language. In law, there's all kinds of words you don't know if you're not a lawyer and that gives them power. In business, it's the same thing.
Everybody has a different strategy, but everybody agrees that active management does not beat the market.
You continue to change your approach until you achieve what you want using whatever life gives you along the way.
One belief that I've developed to carry me through extremely tough times is simply this: God's delays are not God's denials.
When people say money doesn't matter, it sure as hell does when you're able to show your mother a beach house and then hand her the keys to it. That was one of the happiest moments of my life.
The goal of becoming more consistent with your core authentic self is a much stronger motivator than I need to lose 30 pounds.
The most important thing is what you already do. It's being authentic. It's being curious, trying to discover gifts.
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