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The Real Reason You May Not Be As Successful As You’d Like To Be
When it comes to success, here’s the bottom line: if you don't have a “why,” you're not going to have motivation.
One of the biggest things I teach is that for you to succeed, you need to have a purpose, a reason, for whatever you're going to be doing.
For you to have a lot of money, you need to have a purpose for having a lot of money.
The truth is, most people don't have a lot of money because they don't have a big and important enough reason to.
Most people are not financially free because they don't have a big and important enough reason to be. It’s just not important to them.
Watching television and their programs is more important to them than that “why.” Playing around, fooling around, being unproductive is more important to them than that “why.”
I'm not saying one is better than the other. But one is going to take priority over the other. If your priority is this “why,” you will do it. If your priority is something else, then you'll do that.
Quite simply, you can always know what's important to you by the actions that you take—or don’t take.
If you want to know what's important to you, just watch yourself…and very quickly, you’ll know. That'll shout loud and clear what you really want.
For a lot of people, fooling around, being unproductive, watching television, drinking their beer…that’s their priority. Which, I must say, I have no problem with.
But don't beat yourself up for prioritizing them over your own success.
When it comes down to it, you need to ask yourself: what's your “why” for success? Why do you want the money?
Well, if you ever hear yourself saying, “I have to have this. I have to make a bunch of money this month or I can't pay my rent.”
Chances are you're going to make the money.
If you really, really want a new car, or you really need to make $30,000 extra this year or you have to downgrade your whole life…guess what? You're most likely going to make it.
If it’s not important to you, chances are you will find something else that's more important, and you'll put your energy and intention elsewhere. Simple as that.
Steve Jobs once said, “My intention is to make sure there is a computer on every desk in the world.” And you know what? He did a hell of a good job getting there—because he set that intention.
What's your “why?” Why do you want to succeed? What do you want in your life? What is it that's important to you?
Are you willing to do whatever it takes? Are you willing to be a Warrior for your freedom?
A true Warrior always had a reason for going into battle—and that reason was always bigger than themselves.
It was for the country or for their family or for their legacy or for their culture. It was always a bigger reason than just for themselves.
So if it’s really important to you, you can rest assured, you'll do it.
What’s really important to you? Have you set an intention to move towards your priorities? Share your experiences in the comments below!
Want help discovering your TRUE why?
Then join me on my monthly featured web class, “Passion, Purpose And Profits,”
It’s happening on Wednesday, January 18th and is free to attend.
For Your Freedom,