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7 Steps On How To Become Addicted To Success

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Many people read Rich Dad Poor Dad but they forget that they are their greatest asset.

Our minds and our hearts bring our greatest return on investment.

Successful people are investors, in their dreams and the dreams of others.

Here are 7 steps on how to become addicted to success:

 

1. Ask questions 

Knowledge is potential power and questions are the healthiest way to grow your knowledge.

By asking questions we are able to understand how things work and those who understand how things work can make things work

Ask lots of questions, ask big questions, and ask small questions.

Build your understanding.

Success is something you attract by who you become” – Jim Rohn

2. Think like a gardener

Gardeners prepare the soil before they plant their seeds, when its time to reap the benefits of their harvest they are always glad that they did.

Gardeners also have crops on different cycles because not every crop has an equal return or grows at the same time of year.

Imagine the different crops to be revenue streams, networks, hobbies etc.

Gardeners are people who pay forward, they understand that in order to receive first they must give.

Be willing to provide value first.

Look for the weeds in your garden, pull them out and don’t let others ruin your garden.

 

3. Immersion learning

Immerse yourself in as much learning as you can. For example:

Learn by doing, get involved, find things out, connect with people in the know, join a group and on various points on the path, always learn with energy. While reading immerse yourself in the book.

Do things with a high level of awareness and concentration. Become a student of life. Be willing to invest time and money into your never-ending growth.

Take classes, read books, join groups, start groups, experiment, explore and make use of the results.

 

4. Make a decision and take massive action

‘What is something everyone can make no matter their circumstance? A Decision’ – Elliott Kennefick

Decisions change circumstances.

Decide what is your desired outcome, lose weight, more family time, make 100million, or all of the above.

Whatever it is decide to take ownership of your decision and don’t be afraid or embarrassed by others opinions of your decision.

Research how to make this a reality, this is where the questioning begins.

You want to buy an island? How much is an island? You want to lose weight? How can you lose weight while working 40 hour weeks? Who is already getting the results you want?

Plot out the steps to the achievement of your goal

Once you have decided let nothing stop you and take massive action to gain momentum.

Imagine a rocket blasting off, a massive eruption that leaves behind a crater. Let this be how you take action.

The bigger the vision (mass) the bigger the action (force) needed to move it, but once moving it becomes difficult to stop.

A decision should be followed by an action towards its achievement.

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5. Track your progress 

Become someone that is interested in data/stats (or hire someone who is) because that is how improvement or decline is measured.

Accounting is the heart rate monitor of all activities. It provides feedback which is something successful people feed off.

A diary on how your day is a way of accounting.

By keeping records in different areas of your life you can see patterns and go back in time to see how you were getting a particular result which will be helpful to repeat successes and avoid repeating failures.

“If you can measure it you can manage it” – Jim Rohn

6. Grow your network and remove weeds

‘Your network = Your net worth’

Feed your network.

Nurture your network.

Socialize with people that you respect, people that are moving forward.

Your network allows you to tap into opportunities and introductions that members of your network come across by connecting you with their network.

One person in your network can literally contribute to the transformation of your life for the better or the worst. Be mindful of your network.

 

7. Integrity 

Be reliable! How?

If you say you’re going to do something do it, be who you say you are.

Look for win-win solutions because when you do then you become a pleasure to deal with and people will seek to win with you.

“You can’t make a good deal with a bad person” – Zig Ziglar

These are the principles to get addicted to success there are many more principles that will help you on your journey. Uncover them!

 

E. Black is a coach, consultant and blogs daily on his site. He’s passionate about converting the power of intention into results for himself and others. His daily blog is Eblackblog.com and you can download his goal setting program for free at http://www.eblackblog.com/downloads/goal-setting-pdf/.

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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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