Seven Rules of
What is success, money or a desired lifestyle? Our society measures
success with money, but a lifestyle that is motivating and brings
satisfaction is real success. We all wish we could live a dramatic
lifestyle. The difference between wishing it and living it, is taking
action to bust through barriers to make a desired lifestyle happen.
The following Seven Rules of Motivation help you to get that lifestyle.
#1 Set a major goal, but follow a path.
The path has mini goals that goes in many directions. When you learn
to succeed at mini goals, you will be motivated to challenge grand
#2 Finish what you start. A half finish project is of no use
to anyone. Quitting is a habit. Develop the habit of finishing self-motivated
#3 Socialize with others of similar
interest. Mutual support is motivating. We will develop the attitudes
of our five best friends. If they are losers, we will be a looser.
If they are winners, we will be a winner. To be a cowboy we must associate
#4 Learn how to learn. Dependency on others for knowledge
is a slow time consuming processes. Man has the ability to learn without
instructors. In fact, when we learn the art of self-education we will
find, if not create, opportunity to find success beyond our wildest
#5 Harmonize natural talent with interest
that motivates. Natural talent creates motivation, motivation
creates persistence and persistence gets the job done.
#6 Increase knowledge of subjects that inspires. The more
we know about a subject, the more we want to learn about it. A self-propelled
upward spiral develops.
#7 Take risk. Failure and bouncing
back are elements of motivation. Failure is a learning tool. No one
has ever succeed at anything worthwhile without a string of failures.