Posts Tagged ‘key to life’

Through working with a group of people who understand success, what it takes to win, and learning from those who have achieved it, I have learned a lot.

There are two principles that I believe really stand out, and are key. The first is key for all endeavors, while the second is key to life in general, if not all types of business. Every time I go to a leadership convention or a seminar, or anytime I read a book a leadership, they always say the same thing. You need to have a dream.

In Orrin Woodward’s and Chris Brady’s ‘Launching a Leadership Revolution’, he talks about different levels of motivation, and developing a purpose. In John Maxwell’s ‘Developing the Leader Within You‘, he talks about having a vision. Although I’m still fairly new to the process, and new to studying successful people (I only started reading up on it a year and a half ago), I have yet to find someone with true success who did not first start with a dream. The dream does not have to be something outrageous (though it can help), but it must be something you want bad enough that your willing to pay the price of success.

You have to want something bad enough to do what you would not normally be willing to do. You need something to motivate you to be courageous, as one of the key’s to success is courage. I have not read, or even heard, about anyone who achieved something great without coming across obstacles along the way. What is it that will motivate you? Everyone is capable of success, but many just don’t believe it’s in the cards for them, or don’t believe they have what it takes to win, or think it’s too risky. Nothing however is impossible, there just has to be something you want bad enough to make you do what you first perceived as impossible.
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