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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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    suhi

    May 30, 2015 at 11:33 am

    useful article

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    Elliott kennefick

    May 11, 2015 at 4:37 pm

    Thanks for all your comments of encouragement. Feel free to email me at ek@elliottkennefick.com with any other comments or suggestions on articles you would like to see in the future

    E.C.O
    Everyday Creates Opportunity
    Elliott

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    Naveen | planetnaveen

    Apr 29, 2015 at 3:46 am

    Elliot,
    These are genuine pointers to steering our direction towards success in life. Openness to learning and taking massive action tops my list 🙂

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    Bilal Khan Meo

    Apr 27, 2015 at 6:29 pm

    Hi,
    Nice Sharing keep up it
    Have a nice Day

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    kamogelo

    Apr 27, 2015 at 7:59 am

    indeed this is a deeper level to success,I wish i had been bigger sooner,I still rise from myself to persue success…and I believe that people will stare at an amazement because they don’t know about the hard-work’ing Kid.but as for Me “thanks to addited2success”.we need your motivations daily,as you’ve said that”motivations like bathing,they both don’t last,thus we recommend it daily”.

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    grace harun

    Apr 25, 2015 at 8:23 am

    each step i grow big, i am thankful to God who is helping you. my graph is rising each day. God bless you..

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    Ram

    Apr 24, 2015 at 12:13 pm

    This article is so powerful man. Each and every words are worth reading. Thanks for the good article.

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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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