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5 Ways You Can Revolutionize Your Mindset and Level-Up





Have you experienced a time in your life when things seemed to be going around in a circle, instead of moving up, and it felt like you were falling? Anything you touched, looked the same. Anything you did, brought the same results. Anything you wrote just sounded the same, and you knew one thing. You either bring some new and fresh ideas to the table, or you are out of the game.

Just recently, I have been going through this stage of my life. It wasn’t just the boring part which frustrated me, it was the feeling that I am not moving anywhere. It felt like I am delivering the same quality all over again. So I brainstormed and found this fantastic course which I completed within 2 days and put some ideas into practice immediately. As a result, I finally broke through this boredom bubble and felt alive again.

The world is moving so quickly that adjusting to this speed reminds me of a marathon. For some of us, it may seem too fast to catch up, and others see it as a great challenge to improve. So, how can you keep it up with this great era we live in and deliver the best of yourself?

Here are 5 ways to do just that:

1. Absorb more knowledge

Devote yourself to learn one new thing every day. Either find out more about the area of your expertise or improve your spiritual self. Knowledge is power. You can lose everything in life but not your mind and what’s in it.

Some of us tend to slow down once we reach certain goals and kind of chill. This dangerous territory to stay in. You will not only prevent yourself from growth, but you will adopt new, disempowering habits.

We all need some refreshment once in awhile, something new which gets us excited. The best way how you can level-up is always staying focused on progress and working on your craft.

“Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.” – Albert Einstein

2. Make a plan while having a plan  

Do you remember a situation when you set a goal which you were dying to achieve? You had such high expectations; you visualized yourself and how wonderful your life will be once you reach it. Then the big day came. Instead of enormous excitement and happiness from achievement, you found yourself depressed and frustrated, maybe asking “Is this it? Am I crazy that I am not happy? What’s wrong with me?”

There isn’t anything wrong with you. The only problem is that you didn’t set up another goal after the one you achieved. While you were working towards your previous goal, your body was in a constant movement, always creating and working hard, pushing and pushing. Your journey may have been hard, but there was always something going on; emotions flying around. Now you have nothing else to do since you’ve reached all you wanted.

Always have something else prepared. Don’t achieve what you want and then relax. Remember that one day you are on the top of the mountain, the other day you are borrowing money from some scamming company to pay your rent. Always keep it up. That’s the only guarantee for yourself.

3. How can you make it better?

Whatever you do in life, there is always some room for improvement. Constantly ask yourself these questions: “How can I make it better? How can I make it different?” Sometimes it may take you 3 months, 6 months to come up with this one fantastic and life-changing idea which will turn your life and business around. Time doesn’t matter, results do. By using these questions, you will be focusing on how to level-up in the area of your interest or how to improve yourself.

This creative mindset doesn’t apply to only money and business oriented success. What about your intimate relationship? How can you make it better and spice it up? What can you do for your better half to gain that dating intimacy again? Always brainstorm new ideas because there is no ceiling above your head.

4. Follow the best

Your mentor or your role model, should be like a map you follow. They will not only show you what to do and what direction to go, but he or she will challenge you and kind of piss you off. I don’t know about you, but sometimes, when I look at my role models and people I admire, I get sort of upset that I am not there with them. I want to hang out with them and know what yoga class they go to.

Some of you may say that your role models are too big to talk to, too busy to respond to your email. That’s fine. Buy their courses, follow them on social media or watch their videos on YouTube. Every single piece of information is a stepping stone to your success. Observe, learn and stay curious.

“What is a teacher? I’ll tell you: it isn’t someone who teaches something, but someone who inspires the student to give of her best in order to discover what she already knows.” – Paulo Coelho 

5. Become hungry to fail

Sometimes you need to fail hard to rise to your highest potential. Failure brings not only experience but also a pain. This pain is a great way to motivate yourself and come up with better, more compelling ideas which allow you to improve.

I know you don’t want to fail. I get it. But only by making mistakes can you find out what works the best. Let’s stop seeing failure as this big scary monster we run away from. Often it is the best teacher which gives you experience and builds up your mental strength to endure more in life.

What tactics do you use to improve yourself? Leave a comment below!

Silvia committed her life to many things but one of them is helping people in turning their pain into power and teach them how to find benefits in the most difficult events of their lives. She is a motivational speaker and founder of CourageWithinYou platform.  She has written well over 200 articles oriented on personal development, success, and healthy mental growth. You can connect with her on Facebook or on her personal website

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How Your Friends Determine Whether You Succeed or Not




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Can anyone do without having friends? We all have our friends, we share ideas with them, talk together, have fun, and fight. Yes, that’s the baseline of friendship. But, do you know that aside from you, your friends can determine whether you achieve success or not?

There are two things in friendship which are the ability to ”love” and the ability to “influence”. This means you are loved and you are influenced. How do your friends affect your success in life? How are they one of the biggest deciding factors of your success? Let’s find out.

What type of friends do you keep? 

First, what type of friends do you keep? Who do you call your best friend? There are two different kinds of friends, good friends, and bad ones. A lot of people have lost their pathway to success and some have also found their road to success all because of the friends they keep, the people they mingle with. 

Who is your best friend? Answer carefully. Having a best friend means you find each other compatible and understanding. Analyze who your best friend is. If your best friend has not motivated you to do something positive, if who you call your bestie has never given you positive advice, lastly if your best friend has never informed and advised you on your shortcomings, then you don’t have a best friend.

This quote tells us “birds of the same feather flock together”. Countless people have changed from their good nature into a bad one all because of friends. One thing to note is, “negative people move with negative aura”. If your best friend is filled with negativity inside-out then you will surely be affected by his/her negative aura.

They influence your success with positivity or negativity 

The friends you keep can either influence you with positivity or negativity because your friends have the power to change your kind of person completely. 

This is how your friends influence you:

  1. They influence you indirectly with what they do
  2. They influence you directly by teaching and giving you advice 

Yes, that is how they influence you. For instance, you watch a movie and you like the way the actor walks. The question is if you truly like the way the actor walks, won’t you try to imitate the actor? Of course, you will.

Just the way you imitate the actor is the same way your friends can influence you with their character. However, the funny part is, they don’t have to teach you to do things like them. You just find yourself imitating and copying them gradually.

An important question to ask is, are you imitating a good friend or a bad one? If you imitate a good friend then you will be good, but if you imitate a bad person, you will surely become a bad person.

Everyone wants to succeed, a good friend will always teach, enlighten, and motivate you for success. A bad friend will only motivate you to do evil things (smoking, drinking, fight, envy,).

And you should know that things like that are a great enemy of success and even of God. So, if you have these bad elements in your life, how will you achieve success? There is no way!

And also, they can teach and advise you directly. But, what do your friends teach you? When you ask them for advice do they inspire you positively or teach you the bad stuff.? A lot of people have regretted lifelong decisions just by listening to the advice of friends. 

The company you keep has the power to influence and change you. Never forget that a positive influence will teach, motivate, and brush you up for success. While a negative influence will inspire you to become a bad person, change your good nature, and leave you with regrets in the end.

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The 3 Step Process to Building a Profitable Pitch




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As a communication coach, one of the top questions entrepreneurs ask me is how to deliver a winning pitch to potential investors. They want to know if there’s a magic formula to get an investor to say yes and buy into their dream and their business. (more…)

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The 4 Pillars of Wealth and Abundance




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Have you ever wondered what the formula for a wealthy and abundant life is? Many people have. Lots has been written about the subject of wealth creation and living an abundant life. It was a breaking point in my journey and pursuit of success when I found out that there is a clear path to achieve success in life. Thanks to those who have shared their journey, we can clearly see and follow the principles of prosperity. (more…)

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Here Are 4 Reasons Why You Should Have a Podcast, Youtube Channel or Online Show




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Confidence comes from a place of strong understanding of self. After close to three years on radio, I’ve grown from a shy introvert to a shy introvert with an extrovert persona. When the mic is turned on, I can channel a version of myself that some say is attractive, strong, and of course, confident but it wasn’t always this way.

What I want to share with you is what I discovered on this journey into broadcast that you can apply to your life, your ventures, and your personal development. This doesn’t require any fancy gear. It does require a leap of faith on your part because once you go down the road of media; it can change your life.

1. Perceived Expertise

When you go to a doctor, you expect their knowledge will guide them to a solution to your problems. When you have a show, you become your listeners’ doctor. For all the multiple thousands, maybe millions, of YouTube channels, podcasts, and user-created content in the world, each person that gets behind a mic takes a position on their passion, their opinions, and their themes.

They challenge the status quo for the benefit of their listeners in hopes to entertain and educate. With consistency on your side, those fans place you on a platform and give you permission to influence them.

2. Global Acknowledgement

One of the benefits to increasing confidence is when you receive thank you notes from people you may never meet. The feeling of enriching someone’s life from halfway around the globe, provides validation you’re enhancing someone else’s life with your wisdom and your wit.

The very first time I was told I was making a difference in someone’s life in a country other than my own, I felt like I caused massive impact that transcends my circle of influence. When you experience just how much you can cause impact and it comes back to you, it’ll change your worldview.

“Be grateful for what you have and stop complaining – it bores everybody else, does you no good, and doesn’t solve any problems.” – Zig Ziglar

3. Backed By Numbers

One of the most exciting ways to measure success is to quantify your growth. It’s not enough to just broadcast. Having subscribers and downloads helps to know, numerically, how well you’re doing. Word of caution. This can be a way to set yourself up for distress because of number envy but if you understand what the numbers mean; you can control the narrative of the numbers.

The major number that makes most people smile is 10,000. I’d advise it to be 1. Here’s why. As you grow in your industry, so does your reach. If you learned that the one person that subscribed totally changed for the better because of you, wouldn’t that be worth the effort?

4. Effective Communication

While it’s not talked about much, having a show is documentation. You create a dynamic account of your life, your industry, and the pulse on what’s important simply by having a show. When you find a channel to improve your communication skills, you demand attention and people will listen to you. You become more trusted as a leader and people will follow you once they believe you can lead them to their wants and needs.

“To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.” – Tony Robbins

These insights have helped many people become leaders and, ultimately, move others to their best selves. It’s worked for me and I hope it works for you. At the end of the day, it’s all about showing up and showing out.

Have you ever thought about having a radio show? If so, what would you talk about? Let us below!

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