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5 Reasons Why 90 Day Cycles Guarantee Success



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When you look at successful people, they get a lot more done than other people can. Despite breathing the same air they breathe and having the same 24 hours a day, they get ahead in life. Some people might attribute this to luck or that successful people have special abilities that others don’t have.

Only a few top achievers have exceptional abilities but for the rest, it also comes down to their approach. I have observed over the years how they use 90-day cycles to achieve more than they could otherwise. Average people who aren’t aware of this phenomenon only achieve mediocre results at best.

Here are 5 reasons why 90-day cycles can help you realize your full potential:

1. Focused action

The first time I truly learned about the concept of 90-day plans was during my network marketing days. I was familiar with quarterly reviews at work but had never quite understood the significance. What I discovered in my network marketing business was that those who set clear 90-day goals won regularly.

What would have taken a year to achieve, would end up taking around 90 days to achieve. The psychology behind this is that giving yourself a shorter period to execute, forces you to focus. When you are clear about what you want to accomplish and you have the action plan to follow, success follows.

Of course, you still have to work that plan because it won’t work on it’s own. Even as I work on building my blog today, I’m reminded that consistent execution leads to success. At the time of this publication, my monthly website traffic is just over double what it was 90 days ago. Results like that only add fuel to my desire to keep going until I achieve my ultimate goals.

“Work ethic eliminates fear.” – Michael Jordan

2. Efficient use of time and resources

When you’re given or give yourself a shorter period to get something done, it leads to more efficiency. Some of the best entrepreneurs today are not those who started with everything they needed from the get-go. Many times they had to be creative in the use of their time and resources to get things done.

That kind of pressure brings out ideas that may not have been obvious before that. On the other hand, when you don’t feel that little bit of pressure it becomes easy to waste resources. This is often the case with those who have an employee mindset or that have no internal drive for success.

If you knew your life depended on you successfully executing certain tasks, you’d be more efficient with your resources. Take time to reflect on how you can make better use of the time and resources you have at your disposal. You’ll be amazed at how much more you can accomplish with the seemingly little that you have. If you’re faithful with what you have, you’ll attract more needed resources.

3. Stretching your faith

Amazing things tend to happen more outside of our comfort zones than they do in our comfort zones. Getting out of your comfort zone stretches your faith which is how the impossible becomes possible. Sometimes people wait on God to do miracles in their lives when God is waiting for them to step out. You will experience the miracle when you step out because God is already where you want to go.

In some cases, this requires you to give up the little that you have so that you can get the best. That fear of letting go keeps most people stuck and as a result, they fall short of their goals. There’s a lot of pressure when executing a 90-day plan which comes with many surprises.

Success is not as simple as going from point A to point B; it springs up many surprises along the way. When you encounter them don’t shrink back but move forward in faith. Not only will you find what you need, but it will also make you a better person in the process.

4. Breeds new ideas

Just as diamonds cannot be extracted without a certain amount of pressure, some things you won’t discover without pressure. Is it no wonder that some of the best enterprises in the world were born during challenging times? The pressure of achieving a goal in 90 days breeds ideas that can get the job done. That’s one of the reasons why successful people embrace challenges.

While some people may shy away from challenges, the top achievers know that there are discoveries to be made. This doesn’t necessarily mean that they love pressure but they understand that it may lead to breakthroughs. Some ideas certainly come when you’re in a quiet and reflective mode but others come when you’re under pressure.

You’ll find that there’s a difference in results between people without the same pressure to get results in 90 days. Without a sense of urgency, every day will be the same for 90 days straight and there’ll be no growth. The same tasks with a sense of urgency, lead to a lot more growth and innovations to get better results.

“All roads that lead to success have to pass through hard work boulevard at some point.” – Eric Thomas

5. Collapsed time frames

Focused action over 90 days collapses time frames. You will achieve your goals and acquire new skills faster than you might have over a year. Imagine what you could achieve in a year by approaching each quarter with the same level of focus. I think you can see the possibilities if you approach your life’s goals like that.

I’m starting at a new job just under 180 days since I started applying with a high level of focus. Before that, I’d send applications here and there without the necessary level of focus, but this time around it was different. However, some things happen when your preparation meets God’s timing and that was the case for me.

Think about the things you want to achieve in your life. Are there goals that you’ve put off indefinitely because you feel like they’re impossible to achieve? You may need to take time to think them through and look for ways to get them done. Identify what you can do with what you have as a starting point; the more you execute, the more possibilities you’ll begin to see to reach your ultimate goal.

Sija Mafu is an Online Enthusiast and Personal Development Fan. His vision is to see young people take responsibility for their lives and create bright futures for themselves, their families and society at large. He runs the Motivated2Inspire blog to inspire young people to pursue their life purpose. Also check out his free training courses to set you up for a life of success.

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How to Break the Cycles of Mediocrity and Manifest Your Greatness

There is no greatness without becoming and there is no becoming with authenticity



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In just a few weeks, we will be wrapping up 2023. Can you believe it? This year has been absolutely incredible for me.

I have seen amazing doors opened, new relationships formed and I am seeing dreams realized in my life. While this seems like the hallmarks of a great year, this has also been the most challenging year of my life. With all of the change happening in my life, I have been forced out of my comfort zone and challenged to grow in every area of my life.

I can truly say that I have made the most of my moments this year and I have used everything as a catalyst for maximizing my greatest potential.

As a revolutionary leader, I have the pleasure of consulting and advising leaders around the world to fulfill purpose, realize their greatest potential and make an impact.

I want to share some insights with you that will help you to break cycles of mediocrity and manifest your greatness

Everything legal must come through the matrix

I am sure that some of you are wondering why I am using the term matrix. However, what you have to understand is that I am trying to make a highly complex spiritual principle practical to understand.

Regardless of your spiritual beliefs, every life has an origin and I believe that origin is divine and begins with eternity. You are birthed from eternity and into time to fulfill a unique purpose and assignment in your lifetime and generation.

The matrix is simply the portal or vehicle that brings something out of the invisible realm and into tangible form. The problem with much of the teaching today is that it excludes the matrix. We are told to believe that success is instantaneous and overnight.

Nobody talks about how a dream progresses through stages beginning with visualization and ultimately culminating in manifestation. Without a matrix or portal then everything that you attempt to birth and build will be illegal.

The matrix not only makes you legal but it gives you the authority and power to function as the greatest expression of who you were created to be. 

Every matrix has an incubation process

While many people admire and respect me today, I remember a time when nobody knew who I was or the significance of my message. How did I get to where I am today? I got here through an incubation process.

In other words, everything that has been destined for your life is incubating and awaiting a set time of manifestation. The problem is that most people live their entire lives idle and never initiate the incubation process.

What do I meany by that? Most people are living reckless and very few people are living intentionally. I am amazed at the number of people I have conversations with that have no vision, goals or strategies for their lives. They show great promise and they have undeniable potential.

However, without development they will die with their dreams still in them.

Everything that has been destined for your life must be incubated and converted to become realities born to time. 

“Visualize this thing that you want, see it, feel it, believe in it. Make your mental blueprint and begin to build.” – Robert Collier

You must give expression to that which is not yet born to time

When you think about a matrix or a prophetic incubation process, you have to understand that potential is often unrealized and untapped. In other words, your potential is in raw form and your potential cannot serve you as long as it is untapped.

The thing that makes me valuable is that I have the ability to convert potential into power. I have done it in my own life and I have empowered leaders around the world to do the same. How do you convert potential into power?

First, it is important to note that you have to perceive potential. If you cannot perceive your potential then you can never cultivate your potential. In addition, you must take the time to cultivate your potential. We often get excited about our capabilities; however, we never expand our capacity in order to realize our greatest potential.

In other words, the strength of your potential is only discovered through your willingness to stretch. The more we are challenged the more we are empowered to expand our capacity for greatness. Most of all, you must begin to express your potential. The expression of potential is different for every person.

For example, the expression of my potential is best demonstrated through the thoughts, ideas, products, services, books, etc.

For another person the expression of potential may look like a screenplay, artwork, sports, scientific discoveries, medical breakthroughs, etc.

Regardless of the form of expression, I know that you will live empty and unfulfilled until you make the decision to express your potential. The expression of your potential gives voice to your dreams, life to your vision, significance to your moments and activates your true power.

You must manifest your greatness

As a revolutionary thinker and leader, my work has impacted people around the world. I am grateful that my life is a source of empowerment to so many people. However, before anyone could ever benefit from my life, I had to make a non-negotiable decision to become who I was born to be.

I wish I could tell you that this journey is easy and that you will get there overnight. However, in a world that celebrates us for doing we are often criticized for being. As a result, I wasted a lot of time trying to be who other people wanted me to be instead of being who I was born to be.

There is no greatness without becoming and there is no becoming with authenticity. It is through our bravery to be vulnerable that we ultimately manifest our greatness. We do not bless the world by being a duplicate. We bless the world when we honor our difference. When you honor your difference you honor your potential.

Ultimately, your difference is how you manifest your greatness.

When you present anything but your authentic self to the world, you are playing small and you are robbing the world of your significance. Manifesting your greatness requires you to master your gifts.

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