Breakthroughs happen when the insight comes that I can do something right now to improve things. I am constantly looking to do something to provide people with strategies to create those immediate breakthroughs. That's my mission.
It's not enough to have a strategy for success. Great strategy is available for free online for everything from career success to meeting Mr. or Ms. Right. You must also tell yourself the right story.
Read no less than ½ hour a day or listen to audiobooks while in the car or cleaning the house. Biographies of great people taught me, as I said, that even eminent people fail but keep getting up.
I don't worry about maintaining the quality of my life, because every day I work on improving it.
People are irrational. What I want to do is let's take the irrational aspects out of it and let's just break this down. And you and I, let's go and see if we can't master this thing, a few steps at a time without giving up your day job, without having to give up your whole life.
Execution will trump knowledge every day of the week.
Contrary to popular wisdom, knowledge is not power-it's potential power. Knowledge is not mastery. Execution is mastery. Execution will trump knowledge every day of the week.
I want people to be inspired to do what's in front of them. If you won't give a dime out of a dollar, don't talk to a billionaire about giving their money away because if you don't give a dime out of a dollar, I can promise you, you're not going to give a 100 million out of a billion. It's a lie.
If you don't trust, you will die if not physically then emotionally. To do anything in life, you must have faith.
Feed and strengthen your body. Fear is physical. When you lift weights or go for a sprint, that energy flows back into your body and restores you to certainty.
I've continued to recognize the power individuals have to change virtually anything and everything in their lives in an instant. I've learned that the resources we need to turn our dreams into reality are within us, merely waiting for the day when we decide to wake up and claim our birthright.
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up or persisting.
lSuccess comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life?
If you want a fulfilled life, stop thinking about wealthy people and what they have and you don't. Stop thinking from a place of scarcity.
The secret to a fulfilled life is not only to do well but also to do good.
Who are you now? Who have you decided to become? Make this decision consciously. Make it carefully. Make it powerfully. Then act upon it.
It's natural to sit down but the human spirit within us can make us get up.
It's not about getting what you want. It's about experiencing what you really need by becoming more.
Sometimes, not getting what you want can be the most valuable experience of your entire life.
Reading put perspective to any challenge I was facing and made me see that extraordinary people usually had extraordinary pain, difficulties or injustices. That's part of why they have the drive and hunger to do good in the world, to make something happen.
Find a great role model, perhaps someone who struggled and only really succeeded when older. Their biography and what they've done differently from you will help you. If such a person is willing to mentor you or at least allow you to work around them, great.
Simply by changing your habitual vocabulary, you can instantaneously change how you think, how you feel, and how you live.
How you feel is not the result of what is happening in your life-it is your interpretation of what is happening.
I still love coming home, but home is where the heart is. I take those whom I love most with me. That's my number one. My number two is being ready.
If you are truly flexible and go until... there is really very little you can't accomplish in your lifetime.
Life wants you to serve something more than yourself. When you serve something more than yourself, you are served. It's the most ironic thing in the world.
Right now you can make a decision, ... If you truly decided to, you can do almost anything. So if you don't liike the current relationship you're in, make the decision now to change it. If you don't like your current job, change it.
Focus on executing to give maximum value to your customers. That means learning everything from financing to producing to marketing.
Everybody's life is either a warning or an example. You've got to decide what you're gonna be and you have to draw a line in the sand.
If you do extreme exercise to lose weight, you'll usually soon stop because you get injured or because it's simply too rigorous to do for a lifetime.
What is an Extraordinary Life? A life of meaning, a magnificent life, a life of joy, happiness, love, passion, success, and fulfillment. Life experienced on your terms.
Marry a man or woman you love to talk to. As you get older, their conversational skills will be as important as any other.
You get what you focus on in life.
I love my kids. But I don't give them the burden of being the source of my love.
Initiating and going through a divorce with four kids can be a brutal experience, but also a tempering one. It gave me perspective and insight to be able to find the love of my life.
If we believe in magic, we'll live a magical life.
If we believe in magic, we'll live a magical life. If we believe our life is defined by narrow limits, we've suddenly made those beliefs real.
Keep your eyes out for magical moments, they're everywhere! Live with passion today and everyday!
Most people fail in life because they major in minor things.
I learned to park outside of Denny's because it's 24 hours. I made a deal at a 7-Eleven with a mailman so I could get my mail delivered there.
At any moment in time, our reality is based on whatever we focus on.
Successful people spend 10% of their time focused on the problems and 90% of the rest, focused on the solution.
There is no abiding success without commitment.
If you keep a clear vision for your future, it will pull you like a magnet through your toughest times.
Life is found in the dance between your deepest desire and your greatest fear.
There are no failures, only outcomes. As long as I learn something, I am succeeding.
We're emotionally unfit. We expect things to be given to us that other generations had to earn. We think we're supposed to get homes with no money down and be supported by the government if we're unemployed.
If there's anything you're not happy about-in your relationships, in your health, in your career-make a decision right now about how you're going to change it immediately.
All change is nothing but a decision. All decisions are controlled by what we link to pain and pleasure.
There are millions of business ideas out there but only a tiny percentage of businesses succeed.
My personal belief is that the only thing keeping you from freedom is all the beliefs you have about what has to happen before you can be there.
Let's face it, we're not about to earn our way to wealth. That's a mistake millions of Americans make. We think that if we work harder, smarter, longer, we'll achieve our financial dreams, but our paycheck alone-no matter how big-isn't the answer.
Why not make cheerfulness, outrageousness, playfulness a new priority for yourself? Make feeling good your expectation. You don't have to have a reason to feel good -- you're alive; you can feel good for no reason at all!
How do you turn the invisible into the visible? The first step is to define your dream precisely; the only limit to what you can achieve is the extent of your ability to define with precision that which you desire.
The questions you ask consistently will create either enervation or enjoyment, indignation or inspiration, misery or magic. Ask the questions that will uplift your spirit and push you along the path of human excellence.
Any time you sincerely want to make a change, the first thing you must do is to raise your standards.
Any time you sincerely want to make a change, the first thing you must do is to raise your standards. When people ask me what really changed my life eight years ago, I tell them that absolutely the most important thin was changing what I demanded of myself. I wrote down all the things I would no longer accept in my life, all the things I would no longer tolerate, and all the things that I aspired to becoming.
I don't have the delusion that I'm the best or have the right answer. Whenever someone is out there pissed at you or me, they don't even know you or I. What they are really pissed at is themselves. You might have total respect for them but they don't respect themselves.
There are so many groups making so much money in the medical care system that any major reorganization is going to make someone unhappy or anxious at the least, ... I don't know how you do it.
You're far more likely to lose the weight and keep it off if you lose slowly, perhaps ½ to 1 pound a week, exercise moderately, and find that replacement for comfort, connection, and control. That's a doable long-term plan.
If people maintain the belief systems that empower them, they'll keep coming back with enough action and enough resourcefulness to succeed eventually.
You don't lack resources. You lack resourcefulness .
The defining factor for success is never resources; it's resourcefulness.
It's not the lack of resources that cause failure, it's the lack of resourcefulness that causes failure.
We're all going to face extreme stress in our lives, there's no one who is going to escape that. That's the one thing, rich or poor, I don't care who you are, you're going to lose.
My teacher Jim Rohn taught me a simple principle: every day, stand guard at the door of your mind, and you alone decide what thoughts and beliefs you let into your life. For they will shape whether you feel rich or poor, cursed or blessed.
Remember: Rewards come in action, not in discussion.
But to me the notion that spirituality is separate from the rest of life does not allow for a practical approach to living a life that has extraordinary quality.
If you don't make a conscious effort to control your focus-and decide in advance which things you're going to focus on-you'll be so pulled by the demands of the world that you will soon find yourself living in reaction rather than living a life plan you've designed for yourself.
You might say what if I screw up? Then screw up big! Go for it! Do a big screw-up!
Our culture teaches us that making significant changes takes a long time and is difficult to do. This is simply NOT true. Change happens in an instant. It is not a process -- it is something you do in an instant by simply making a decision.
Excitement must lead to immediate action or you will lose the power of momentum. More dreams die because we fail to seize the moment. Do it now!
Remember anything you want that's valuable requires you to break through short-term pain in order to gain long-term pleasure.
Is is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
You can't wait for the perfect situation. Find something you love. People you love. And get out there and you'll discover it.
Who you spend time with is who you become.
Who you spend time with is who you become! Change your life by consciously choosing to surround yourself with people with higher standards!
What we focus on determines how we feel. And how we feel -- our state of mind -- powerfully influences our actions and interactions.
The principles of Nonviolent Communication taught by Dr. Rosenberg are instrumental in creating an extraordinary and fulfilling quality of life. His compassionate and inspiring message cuts right to the heart of successful communication.
People have a need for certainty -- and that need for certainty is in every human being, certainty that you can avoid pain, certainty that you can at least be comfortable. It's a survival instinct.
Here's a two step formula for handling stress. Step number one: Don't sweat the small stuff. Step number two: Remember it's all small stuff.
I believe that life supports what supports more of life. In other words, motivation does matter. If you're just trying to take care of yourself, you're part of life and I believe life steps in and gives you a certain level of insight.
If I'm committed, there is always a way.
You want to change your life? Control the only thing you can control: the meaning you give something.
Get into the state: Conquer fear by stopping thinking about yourself and instead, focusing 100 percent on how you can best serve your audience.
I naturally end up looking for things to be grateful for. It doesn't mean I don't sometimes feel angry or fearful but because I'm wired for positive emotions, net, I end up treating others and myself better.