We were all children once. Like you, more chance than not, my greatest moments of happiness during childhood have stuck with me, and to this day continue to bring a smile, and sometimes even a tear. Childhood is a time of mind expansion— not just in knowledge but in experimentation, in inquisitiveness, in trying out new concepts and strategies. Childhood is supposed to be a time when the balloon of happiness soars high above the mundane. The tools of the trade for most kids were a peanut butter sandwich, a bicycle, and a bedtime story. I became a pediatrician, in part, to relive and help channel the wonder and delight involved in growth.
Everyone i met in my life wants to be Successful, you can never find somebody that says that he/she don’t wanna be a successful, but how many of them would do any action for achieving that success? that’s right almost Nobody (10% or less). if you want To Become Successful In Every Aspect of Your Life you need to read the following books:
Several years ago, Patryk and I were invited to predict the results of a startup pitch contest in Vienna, where 2,500 tech entrepreneurs were competing. We observed the presentations, but rather than paying attention to the ideas the entrepreneurs pitched, we watched the body language and micro expressions of the judges as they listened. We gave our predictions of who would win before the winners were announced; as we and the audience soon learned, we were spot on. We had spoiled the surprise.
Imagine growing your business without the typical growing pains—no additional staff, no increased work hours, and no more headaches.
When you started out, you envisioned owning a business that spun off cash month after month without you having to work late nights and long weekends. The reality is, when you have the money, you have no time; and when you have the time, you have no money. This dollars-for-hours trade-off cycle is stuck on repeat, and you need a breakthrough in order to achieve your original vision.
What exactly is finishing what you start and following through? You have may heard these phrases before, but what do they mean?
To me, they mean making your intentions reality. Too often, we’ll say we’ll do something, and we might even start it one lucky weekend. But at the first sign of hardship, fatigue, boredom, or busyness, we abandon it all too easily and it sits in our garage (mental, figurative, or literal) for the rest of eternity.
If you’re ready to make more money, you can. I don’t care how many times you’ve tried and failed or if you’re so broke you’re selling your bodily fluids for bus fare or how often you’ve found yourself center stage at the checkout counter, feigning shock and indignation: “Are you sure? Declined?! That’s impossible. Can you run it one more time?” No matter how out of the question it may seem for you at this moment, you can make lots of money. Even I’ma-buy-everyone-I-love-a-house-and-a-gold-tooth kind of money, if that’s what turns you on.
The first time I uttered those words to a roomful of salesmen was on a Tuesday evening, in 1988, and what I got in return were some very confused looks. They were looks that so much as said, “What the hell are you talking about, Jordan? Every sale is not the same! Every sale is different. Our prospects all have different needs, different beliefs, different values, different objections, and different pain points. So how could every sale possibly be the same?”
A few years ago, I was invited to speak at an event for the non-profit, 1 Life Fully Lived. The featured speaker was someone I had not yet heard of, but the consensus amongst attendees at the event was that he would be the highlight of the event. I was intrigued.
When David Osborn took the stage, I was quickly captivated—as was everyone else in the room—by his rare blend of authenticity, transparency, expertise and contribution.
7. Be Fearless
This book is a call to action for those who seek to live extraordinary lives. Maybe that’s you.
If you think that only a rare genius, an exceptionally privileged individual, or a massively funded organization can launch a breakthrough product or bring a world-changing movement to life, I’ll introduce you in these pages to the fearless people from all walks of life who have made the unimaginable possible.
Before we dive deep into the Ultimate Focus Strategy, you need to know what it is and what it is not as well as when it will work, and when it will not work.
The Ultimate Focus Strategy (UFS) is a framework I created after unconsciously applying the same process to various goals in my life. It has four components (which we’ll discuss shortly) and consists of an abundance of tools, tactics, and tips I’ve discovered along the way.
IN 1937, JOURNALIST NAPOLEON HILL released the first Think and Grow Rich—a life-changing work based on his and Andrew Carnegie’s belief that a fortune is within reach for all. To that end, Hill interviewed more than five hundred self-made millionaires with the goal of unlocking the formula to their success.
The trustees of the Napoleon Hill Foundation are pleased to present this special edition of excerpts from Napoleon Hill’s classic book Think and Grow Rich.
When I (Sean) got a call from Dropbox founder Drew Houston in 2008, I was immediately intrigued by the predicament the one-year-old start-up was in. The company’s cloud-based file storage and sharing service had built up a good early fan base, concentrated primarily among the tech-savvy community centered in Silicon Valley. Even before the product was completely built, Houston had pushed a video prototype online illustrating how the service would work, which had earned him the backing of the powerful Y Combinator start-up incubator and drawn a flood of early adopters.
As shoppers stocked up on holiday gifts, a more sinister plot was underway. While point-of-sale systems and Internet checkouts inhaled the credit card numbers of unsuspecting consumers at Target stores around the country, hackers were enjoying their own holiday cheer as they silently breached the security of this cyber-naïve retail giant. At least 40 million credit card numbers were stolen along with the theft of the personal information of nearly 110 million customers.