You must be stretching your own limits and your own identity. You must be going beyond where you’ve currently been. Otherwise, you’re simply attempting to maintain and preserve your current status, station, or identity.
“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” — Abraham Lincoln
Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.
“Anyone who isn’t embarrassed by who they were last year probably isn’t learning enough.”—Alain de Botton
When you see things from multiple perspectives, you realize you can achieve almost anything you want in far less time than you imagined.
“If you want a quality, act as if you already had it.” — William James
The problem with most people's lives is that they are being shielded from the consequences of their behavior. There's little to no accountability.
The secret of getting others to help you… because they want to. And for no other reason. Not because they were manipulated to help you. And not because they feel compelled to.
The average month has 720 hours (30 days X 24 hours)
"Become a millionaire not for the million dollars, but for what it will make of you to achieve it."-—Jim Rohn
Lessons are repeated until they are learned.
"Focus on WHO instead of HOW" —Dean Jackson
"Jump off the cliff and build your wings on the way down." — Ray Bradbury
“Lose an hour in the morning, and you will spend all day looking for it.”— Richard Whately
"When riches begin to come they come so quickly, in such great abundance, that one wonders where they have been hiding during all those lean years." - Napoleon Hill
“One of the enemies of happiness is adaptation,” says Dr. Thomas Gilovich
“Success” isn’t just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives. Success is continuously improving who you are, how you live, how you serve, and how you relate.
“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
“Nothing can resist a human will that will stake its existence on a purpose.” — Benjamin Disraeli
Success isn’t what you have, what you’ve accomplished, or who you are.
“The greatest form of maturity is at harvest time. This is when we must learn how to reap without complaint if the amounts are small and how to reap without apology if the amounts are big.” — Jim Rohn
“The hero and the coward both feel the same thing, but the hero uses his fear, projects it onto his opponent, while the coward runs. It’s the same thing, fear, but it’s what you do with it that matters.” — Cus D’Amato
“Become a millionaire not for the million dollars, but for what it will make of you to achieve it.’” — Jim Rohn
“You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want.” — Zig Ziglar
How to 1) Get Into Peak States, 2) Make Bold Decisions, 3) Invest In Yourself, and 4) Achieve Your Most Audacious Goals
“Peak experiences as rare, exciting, oceanic, deeply moving, exhilarating, elevating experiences that generate an advanced form of perceiving reality, and are even mystic and magical in their effect upon the experimenter.” — Abraham Maslow