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Here’s How to Keep Growth and Expansion from Crushing Your Success



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Sit back and take a moment to think about where you are and where you want to be. Daydream about having a thriving business that generates enough revenue to create financial freedom for life. Dream about having supportive relationships that inspire and push you to work harder.

Dream about being the most optimized version of yourself in your mind, body, and spirit. There’s less stress about all the major growth areas of your life. That daydream is the goal of many success-minded individuals. Guess what? It doesn’t have to be something you only fantasize.

We started this journey to create success, achieve optimal time freedom, and build financial security. We have a vision and purpose of making an impact on everyone around us. It’s not an easy or straightforward success path. At times, achieving our goals requires more than we feel we’re capable of producing. 

You can accomplish all the goals you’ve sent if you put in the challenging and consistent work to create the foundation for success — a plan for achieving those goals in a set amount of time. The path to accomplishing your dreams doesn’t start with open-ended goals. 

“You will either step forward into growth or you will step back into safety.” – Abraham Maslow

You have to use modern personal and professional growth strategies that push you into becoming the most optimized version you can be. Not preparing for growth and expansion will crush you. Achieving success has hurt just as many people as failure has. When you accomplish significant life and business goals, you reach a different level. That place requires higher-level action and a healthier mindset to continue the growth. 

Here’s how to prepare for exponential success and the strategies to have in place to keep your success from becoming a nightmare. 

Create Growth Systems

Growth in every area should be the goal, but it can also be the leader’s downfall. Success-hungry leaders need to have the systems and structure in place to handle rapid change and its effects. 

We can only handle so many things during any given time in our journey. If you got more clients than your business can fulfill, it would feel overwhelming and not possible. If you spent too much time saying yes to those in your life, you lose the self-care boundary you need to thrive. 

It would be best if you had systems and a plan to manage expansion. You may have heard stories of businesses that have been featured by Oprah on her TV show back in the day. They would experience an explosive increase in sales that crippled their businesses because they weren’t prepared. 

It’s called the “Oprah Effect,” and it happens to those that aren’t prepared for growth with systems and a future vision. The time to understand and put systems and structure in place is before the journey to growth starts. Build your life and create a success mindset for where you want to go, not where you currently are in your growth. By the time you start to experience results, you’ll be ready to fulfill the expansion. 

Have a Future-Minded Strategic Plan 

It’s not too late. If you’re ready, you have an opportunity to put systems and a strategic plan in place to handle growth. Technology, software, and access to knowledge of the Internet allow us to build and handle growth. You can partner, hire, and learn what you don’t know. 

You have to build and do the work with the future in mind. The future work involves a different level if you’re consistent — the expression is to “act like you’ve been there before,” and you’ll then have the muscle memory. 

Having a strategic growth plan means you have established healthy habits that are in line with your values. You have support teams in place — even if that’s outsourced help through professionals. 

There is no aspect of your life and the goals you’re playing catch up on because you weren’t preparing. Rapid success is the goal, but you know you have to be ready for it. Building the life of your dreams means putting the systems and structure in place that get you there. Do that as you create because it’s too late. 

“The best vision is insight.” – Malcolm S. Forbes

You can accomplish all of the daydreams we talked about at the beginning of this article. If you’re willing to put in the real hard work and have a plan for the results that work will bring — you won’t be overwhelmed by the fruits of a successful life. Take a few minutes to get honest about where you are right now and where you’re striving. Think about what that place will look like and plan according. Don’t become another success statistic. 

Andréa Albright is on a mission to create the next movement for authors and evolve the publishing industry. She is not just a publisher, she is a Legacy Maker. Andréa’s first movement took the health and fitness industry by storm. She amassed over 10,000,000+ views on YouTube, was featured on the Women’s Health and Fitness magazine cover and grew her health business to over 100,000 raving fans. Since then, she has become the author of 25 books, reaching tens of millions worldwide in over 40 countries. Now, she has taken her passion for helping authors find the same success by publishing books with meaning. Some of the organizations she’s worked with include Maritz Inc., STS Capital, Casoro Group, Trusted Medical Centers, Real Estate Expert Advisors, KeepMore, and hundreds of entrepreneurs. Some of the places she’s been published and featured include Women's Health and Fitness Magazine, Oxygen Magazine, Thrive Global, The Good Men Project, Medium, CBS News, Fox News, ABC News, NBC News, Entrepreneur, and Forbes. Join her at

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How Your Beliefs Can Supercharge or Sabotage Your Success

Your life is dictated by beliefs and biases that drive your thinking, behaviors, and decisions



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Pause for a moment and ponder two pandemic-era beliefs: First, closing schools will control the spread of a serious virus. Second, the consequences of such school closures—particularly social interruption and the prevention of immunity—are worse than becoming sick with the virus. (more…)

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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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Here’s a Young Man’s Antidote for the Uncertainty of the Modern World

Why do a lot of young guys lack confidence in today’s world? 



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We all have been told that confidence is a key factor in achieving success and happiness in life. But what is it exactly? (more…)

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Toxic Leadership: 5 Ways to Identify a Bad Leader

if you have a leader who displays any of the toxic traits, it’s time to move on to greener pastures.



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Let’s be honest, we’ve all crossed paths with a toxic leader in our careers at some point. Unfortunately, while some toxic leaders don’t even bother to hide their behaviour, some know very well how to conceal their true selves behind a strong-built facade. The latter is the most dangerous of the two. (more…)

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