4 Breakthroughs of Highly Successful People (Q&A with Brian Tracy, Chris Brogan, Neil Strauss, Steve Pavlina)
In my last blog post I shared 3 of my personal breakthrough moments that shaped who I am today and helped me to find my unique path in life. But those were still just the breakthroughs of one person. What I wanted is to see if there’s a pattern of defining moments and learnings people made…
One of the most satisfying thing to do is to live your life in harmony with your personal values. Even if you don’t think about your values when you do what you do for a living, you have this inner drive to express your values with it.
Finally I’m writing about The Law of Attraction. In fact, I’ve written about it in many posts here, but I’ve never named it as such. But the key understandings that you are responsible for your state of mind and for what you create in your life are also at the core of the Law of Attraction.
The Law of Attraction states: You attract in your life what you think about most of the time. What you focus your attention on grows, and your energy and actions flow towards it. Or in other words: Like attracts Like.
For me the Law of Attraction was intuitively clear pretty early in my life, without labeling it as the Law of Attraction (or even “The Secret”). Some time in my teens I decided to “focus on what I want”. That was essential for me.
As a kid my dad encouraged me to strive for the best. In his mind I was gifted and would surly go on to do great things. He pushed me to believe that anything was within my reach. I began to think of success as a choice and not something that was destined upon you.
If I wanted to be a success in life, if I wanted that million dollar mansion on the beach, I could have it. All I would have to do is to believe it is possible, and with enough ambition and hard work I would do it. It was a great way of thinking and it encouraged me to dream big. The only problem is, I took it too far…
I notice with a lot of people here on my blog and in my own life that when they go out and make something happen, they automatically fall into this trap of creating huge stress as well. The really bad thing here is that it not only burns you out really quickly, your life can become very miserable during that time too. This is totally unnecessary. Learn 5 effective ways to cure stress and reduce stress to your preferred level without lowering productivity or success.
There has been some real controversy about following your passion. People like Steve Jobs or Bill Gates say to do what you really love is the number one key to success. Others point out that follow your passion could be the worst advice ever given. What is true? Let’s find out why it can be dangerous to blindly follow your passion and how we can make it the right way instead.
Is there really something like a mindset for success? If so what is the dominant thought that leads you right into it? And what could be missing from your mindset that continuously makes it hard to climb the mountain of success? Discover the #1 most-likely reason why you are still not successful.
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