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Seven Steps to Success

Post by Arminebook on Sat Mar 22, 2008 2:08 pm

Seven Steps to Success
By: Brian Tracy

Discipline yourself to do what you know you need to do to be the very best in your field. Perhaps the best definition of self discipline is this: "Self discipline is the ability to make yourself do what you should do when you should do it, whether you feel like it or not." It is easy to do something when you feel like it. It's when you don't feel like it and you force yourself to do it anyway that you move your life and career onto the fast track.

What decisions do you need to make today in order to start moving toward the top of your field Whatever it is, either to get in or get out, make a decision today and then get started. This single act alone can change the whole direction of your life.

Seven Steps to Success
There is a powerful seven step formula that you can use to set and achieve your goals for the rest of your life. Every single successful person uses this formula or some variation of this formula to achieve vastly more than the average person. And so can you. Here it is:

Decide What You Want
Step number one, decide exactly what it is you want in each part of your life. Become a "meaningful specific" rather than a "wandering generality."

Write it Down
Second, write it down, clearly and in detail. Always think on paper. A goal that is not in writing is not a goal at all. It is merely a wish and it has no energy behind it.

Set a Deadline
Third, set a deadline for your goal. A deadline acts as a "forcing system" in your subconscious mind. It motivates you to do the things necessary to make your goal come true. If it is a big enough goal, set sub-deadlines as well. Don't leave this to chance.

Make a List
Fourth, make a list of everything that you can think of that you are going to have to do to achieve your goal. When you think of new tasks and activities, write them on your list until your list is complete.

Organize Your List
Fifth, organize your list into a plan. Decide what you will have to do first and what you will have to do second. Decide what is more important and what is less important. And then write out your plan on paper, the same way you would develop a blueprint to build your dream house.

Take Action
The sixth step is for you to take action on your plan. Do something. Do anything. But get busy. Get going.

Do Something Every Day
Do something every single day that moves you in the direction of your most important goal at the moment. Develop the discipline of doing something 365 days each year that is moving you forward. You will be absolutely astonished at how much you accomplish when you utilize this formula in your life every single day.

Action Exercises
Here are two things you can do to put these ideas into action immediately.

First, decide exactly what you want, write it down with a deadline, make a plan and take action - on at least one goal - today!

Second, determine the price you will have to pay to achieve this goal and then get busy paying that price - whatever it is.
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Re: Seven Steps to Success

Post by Arminebook on Sat Mar 22, 2008 6:45 pm

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Re: Seven Steps to Success

Post by davegrus2000 on Thu Apr 24, 2008 7:20 am

I totally agree with the text.
Achievement is a process based on steps.
Every motivator has his own steps but they always have some parts in common.
I think that a common element is the identification of the goals (generally written) and the planning.
Everything in life starts with an idea, so it's important to focus the energies to cultivate that thought and being able to convert it in reality. Making a list of steps is the starting point.

Another common point of every motivator is taking action: one you have your list you have to start working on it.
This is the harder part (very often we are not so eager to start) but it's the most important part of the process. :)
Once we start everything will be connected and we can increase our motivation with the achieved results.
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Re: Seven Steps to Success

Post by wonder boy on Fri Apr 02, 2010 2:32 am

every one has his own steps for success but all of us share two thing is 1-setting goals define what you want 2- take action 3- don't give up persist till you get what you want because not all times you will achieve your gaol most of time you will face difficulties every great achiever face difficulties wether honda, or Lee Iacocca or Donald Trump or Richard branson and we have many success stories. for more tips check out this :
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Re: Seven Steps to Success

Post by 4everlearner on Sat Apr 03, 2010 1:16 pm

wonder boy, wonderful link u have given .. am quoting belief 's aspect..

Here is a list of some of the beliefs that have molded Richard Branson’s character:

• Believes that anything is possible.
• Believes that everything is negotiable.
• Believes that rules are made to be broken.
• Believes that business is a fun and creative way of life.
• Believes in developing people.
• Believes in leading from the front.
• Believes in action over hope.
• Believes in being polite and honest.
• Believes in doing no harm.
• Believes in building teams.
• Believes in integrity.
• Believes in respect.
• Believes in trust.
• Believes in “Self” controlling personal destiny.

thanks for sharing with us...
When you want something, the whole universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
Live the life of your dreams!
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