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4 Ways to Obtain The Mindset of The Highly Successful

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It’s no secret that our thoughts lead to feelings, feelings lead to actions and then actions lead to results. Everything begins with a simple thought we produce in our mind. The mind is nothing more than a big file cabinet. All the information you receive is labeled and stored in various files to retrieve when necessary. And there is a file which we all have labeled as “Money File”

Whenever you get a financial opportunity, you go to your “Money File” and make decisions based on the information in that file. The only thoughts you can have about money is what you store in that file. Your decision about money is based on what you believe as logical, sensible and appropriate for you at that time. The problem is your right choice may not be the successful choice. In fact what you think as the perfect choice for money making may produce poor results.

“In investing, what is comfortable is rarely profitable.” – Robert Arnott

And that’s how rich people become richer. They store and use all the information that produce success. Wouldn’t it be amazing if you could also think how the rich people think? The first step to get into the mindset of rich people is to know how they really think. They think differently from the poor and middle class people. They think money and that’s why they get money!

Here are five ways you can easily get into the mindset of rich people:

1. Always focus on opportunities instead of obstacles

Do you remember the age-old questions, “Is this glass half empty or half full? The way you describe the glass will determine whether you think positively or negatively. Rich people are positive minded, they focus on opportunities while poor people focus on obstacles. They fear about the potential loss. Rich people look for potential growth in every opportunity and evaluate the rewards they can get from it.

Don’t make choices based on your fears, you will hear your mind telling you, “What if something goes wrong? What if it doesn’t work?” and more often you’ll hear this too, “It won’t work, so abandon the idea”. Instead of these negative thoughts, think like the rich-“It will work and I’ll make sure that it works!” Always expect to succeed, have confidence in your abilities and utilize opportunities as much as possible.

 

2. Play the money game to win

Let’s say you are playing a game. If you choose to defend all the time what are the chances to win the game? You’ll most probably agree with me, none or slim. But astonishingly this is how most people play the money game. Instead of creating abundance of wealth they focus on survival and safeguarding of their money.

Your goal should be creating massive wealth rather than having enough money to pay the bills. Your intentions will determine how much money you’ll make. Don’t guard your money, it doesn’t increase that way. Invest it, take the risks, get reward and that’s how you increase your wealth.

 

3. Associate with positive successful people

Motivate yourself by associating and following successful people. Make them your models, learn how they did it. Know their strategies and techniques to build a success blueprint for yourself. Be grateful that they have succeeded before you. You don’t need to struggle like them to find out the all methods and procedures. Tell yourself, “If they could do it, why can’t I?” Model their inner and outer strategies, then you are set to get the exact same results.

“Surround yourself with people who believe in your dreams, encourage your ideas, support your ambitions, and bring out the best in you.”
Roy Bennett

4. Make yourself bigger than your problems

The journey to getting rich is full of twists, detours, obstacles and challenges. The road is fraught with pitfalls and traps; that’s’ why people prefer not to take that road. In short, they don’t want problems in their life. Rich people don’t try to avoid or get rid of the problem; they choose to grow themselves bigger than the problems.

The bigger problems you handle, the bigger you become. You can then handle much bigger business in the future. Grow yourself to the extent where you can handle any problems that get into the way of creating wealth. Don’t back away from your problems, don’t avoid or complain about it. Be a financial warrior and conquer yourself.

What other things can you do to gain access to the minds of successful people? Please leave your thoughts in the comment section below!

Niaz Bhuian is the founder of the personal development blog rise2life.com and the author of the Book “The 5 Proven Steps to Get Where You Want to be”. You can instantly download this free eBook to learn how to radically accomplish your goals.

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    Silvio Castiglione

    Jun 19, 2016 at 3:28 am

    Great post!

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    Tim Denning

    Jun 18, 2016 at 1:43 am

    Niaz thanks for sharing your thoughts. The age old truth about success is that who you hang around is so important. Even if you are naturally a positive person, if everyone around you is negative you will become like them whether you like it or not.

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5 Things You Can Learn From The 5am Club by Robin Sharma

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It has been said by Robin Sharma, “5 AM is the time of least distraction, highest human glory, and greatest peace.” This also happens to be the central idea or the core value he has discussed in his book, ‘The 5 Am Club.’ Speaking of early mornings, at what time do you wake up? Are you annoyed by the fact that you wake up on the edge of time and then rush to work in haste? 

The life lessons put forth by The 5 AM Club are exactly the learning and motivation you need to challenge your complacency. In your race against time, you may not have the time to read this fabulous book. So, we have summed up the key book’s takeaways for your convenience.

1. The vigor of waking up early

This is what the book’s most fundamental advice to everyone is. Waking up at 5 am every day can work wonders to avert failures and make success a natural habit. When we wake up at 5 am, we have more time on our hands than others. Besides, this is when we have minimum interruptions and maximum powerfulness of the mind. 

To add, the early morning peace is priceless! You can schedule your most important tasks of the day between 5am, and 8am. This book teaches us in the simplest way, how we can train our mind and strengthen it to deliver the highest productivity by waking up early. This energy that you have when you wake up in the morning and the few additional hours in your day are what serve as perfect ingredients for success.

“The secret to productivity is simplicity.” – Robin Sharma

2. The power of finding the right balance in life

The book talks about a precious lesson of finding the right balance within. We often talk about the need for mindfulness and achieving the right mindset to perceive things. But this book goes a few steps ahead of our usual approach to life. It highlights the vitality of mindset and introduces the concepts of heartset, healthset, and soulset.

These terms may seem new, but they are self-explanatory. The idea of heartset endorses the essentialness of emotional stability and well-being. Next, the perspective of healthset indicates the need to look after physical health. At last, soulset is an attribute of spirituality. As explained in this book, success prospects can be enhanced big time by achieving the right balance between these internal virtues.

3. The iconic 20/20/20 modus operandi

What is the first thing you will do if you start waking up at 5 am every day? Did you ever spare a thought about it? This book has the answer to this question, and you will be convinced that it is a great way to begin your day!. The author suggests that you should split the first hour of the day into three equal parts of 20 minutes each.

In the first 20 minutes of the day, you should prioritize your physical fitness and exercise. In the next 20 minutes, you should energize your soul and spirit via self-reflection and soulful meditation. This will prepare you for the rest of the day and will enable you to bolster your commitment and focus. In the last 20 minutes of the first hour, you should read and learn. But what are you going to read about in those 20 minutes? Read about successful people and their inspiring journeys to the pinnacle of success.

4. The significance of a proper sleep schedule

In this book, there is a mention of ‘a ferocious global sleep recession’, which is intriguing and enlightening. It hints at the state of sleep deprivation that this world is sinking into gradually. We often associate success and hard work with the notion of staying up all night and testing our endurance beyond limits. But that is not the right approach to accomplishing success, or rather, it is a flawed methodology.

Sometimes even if we do not have any critical work, we keep whiling our night time on social media or television. What are we gaining from it is the real question, and I am afraid the answer is nothing! We learn from this book that it is critical to look after your sleep cycle and start your day at 5 am afresh. Sleep and rest are indispensable for mental and physical well-being, or your productivity will decline.

“If you want to have the results only 5% have, you must be willing to do and think like only 5% do and think.” – Robin Sharma

5. The art of evolving

The book sheds light on the need to be spiritual and master self-reflection. However, do you realize the purpose that the routine of reflection each morning serves? The idea is to keep learning, keep reflecting on the mistakes and keep evolution an ongoing process. You should evolve every day and strive to be a better version of yourself every day. So, one of your primary goals after waking up should be to reflect on your actions and missed opportunities of the previous day.

To recapitulate, The 5 AM Club is a must-read book if you are a passionate reader. It has the prowess and charm to refurbish your perception of life altogether. Even if you cannot read the book for some reason, make sure you incorporate the above key takeaways into your life. By starting your day at 5 am, you can rediscover your lost soul and enthusiasm, and you would not have complaints to make about the lack of time. If you can own your mornings, you can go places on the ladder of success, for excuses are only for those who are not committed to their goals.

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