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Do You or Someone You Know Like to Read Success Quotes Often? If So, Read This



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There’s no denying the fact that you’re still scrolling down through social media because you’re looking to be inspired. Nonetheless, you know how it goes. You say that you’re going to read some posts here and there, but before you know it, you’ve already spent six hours staring at your phone with no increase in productivity.

Who cares, right? As long as you’re “inspired,” what does it matter? Well I’m here to tell you it matters a lot. It’s time (a non-renewable resource that you can never, ever get back) that we’re talking about here. Of course it matters!

Nowadays, the amount I spend on social media is much more controlled compared to before. It gets better, as long as you start. From going on a few hours just mindlessly scrolling and liking multiple success quotes, to having set times (e.g. 20-30 minutes) on when to scroll and explore.

Have you ever thought about the main reason why you read success quotes? Well, for most of us it’s because we want to be successful. However, if you think about it deeper, does it really contribute to your success?

Don’t get me wrong, I think success quotes are awesome and they inspire me from time to time, but a little too much of something is never good because it consumes the time you could’ve spent working on your goals.

“A dream becomes a goal when action is taken toward its achievement.” – Bo Bennett

There’s a thing called a healthy amount of time spent on social media. That time is usually spent reading news to be updated on what’s happening around us, looking at assignments posted on social media groups, a little catching up with friends and family, and a controlled dose of consuming information that contributes to your productivity.

The problem is that we often don’t realize we’re already spending too much time consuming information that we could’ve used spent working on our goals. There are times I get addicted to reading and liking too many success posts on Instagram and suddenly find out that I’ve been scrolling for a few hours already.

I make sure to get my daily dose of Gary Vaynerchuk, Tony Robbins, Brian Tracy and of course Joel Brown and it has helped jumpstart my productivity and I’ve learned so much reading about their lives and have been inspired by their stories.

But the most important question to ask yourself is, what happens after being inspired? Do you look for more inspiration like a hungry person with a bottomless stomach while not really achieving anything?

Here’s an unpopular opinion: Reading success quotes/posts too much can be a sign of laziness. Doesn’t it feel good to read motivational quotes in the morning and convince ourselves that other people’s rewards for their hard work already applies to us?

So instead of consuming too much of those, I decided to apply it. There is a difference in having a lot of knowledge vs. actually applying that knowledge. The quote might sound good, so you like it, and scroll past it and other quotes come up and it’s a cycle.

“I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.” – Leonardo da Vinci

Honestly, it can be addicting. But you have to think about the long-term impact of your decisions. I’m on my way to building an online business, and I thought about each hour I could have spent working on another article or another strategy to acquire new leads instead of scrolling through endless quotes. I’m not going to look back and say, “I wish I spent more time reading success quotes.”

The quotes will always be there, but time won’t be. You wouldn’t want to regret all the opportunities you had to work on your projects but you didn’t. Do yourself a favor and get working now.

How do you make sure you are productive with your time? Let us know by commenting below!

Nicah Caramba is an entrepreneur who is passionate about public speaking and travel. Aside from chasing the next adventure, she is constantly looking for ways to help people communicate their ideas better in her blog! Sign up for her FREE Minimal Fear Course!

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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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