By Rachelle Disbennett-Lee, PhD
The key to achieving anything in life is focus. The key to success is focus. Whatever you focus on, you will obtain. Obsessive focus is the ability to focus on what you want until you obtain it. When you become obsessive about what you want, and you focus all your energy on that one thing, you will create a powerful force that will push you forward.
Obsessive focus is not a state in which you need to constantly exist. Just the act of focusing on your goals and desires will create results. There are times, however, when you will need obsessive focus. Extreme change calls for extreme measures. When you want something major to happen that will revolutionize your life - that is the time to utilize obsessive focus. When I started my business, I used this concept for the first five years. I did nothing but focus on building my business and making it a success. Other coaches - many of them no longer in the business - often told me that I should relax and not work so hard. However, that hard work and obsessive focus helped me to achieve amazing results. Because of the obsessive focus I placed on my business in the beginning, I now have a strong foundation from which to work.
Obsessive focus is the secret weapon that you need to call upon only on certain occasions. You will use obsessive focus only for a while because, frankly, the energy that it takes can't be sustained indefinitely, but it can last long enough to get what you want. If you are looking to create major change in your life, you need to be obsessive and focus all of your energy on that change. Be single minded and make it happen!
Obsessive focus is the equivalent of creating a laser beam effect. If you hold a laser beam directly on an area, the laser beam will burn a hole through even the toughest steel. You could take the same laser beam and continually move it around, but you will not get the same result. If you want to burn through to reach your dreams and goals, you need obsessive focus.
You might be thinking that obsessive focus sounds, well, obsessive. Yes! Obsessive focus is obsessive, but if you want to create big changes, there are times when you will need to be obsessive, single minded and totally focused. You won't have to do it forever, but you will have to do it for some time. How long? Well, until you reach your goal.
About The Author
Coach Rachelle Disbennett-Lee, PhD, is a Certified Master Coach specializing in working with business owners and professionals in being more profitable and productive while staying sane and balanced. Coach Lee is the publisher of the award winning e-zine, 365 Days of Coaching. Her first book, 365 Days of Coaching - Because Life Happens Every Day (Universal Publisher, 2004) was named a finalist for Best Book 2004 by Publish.com and has a five star rating on Amazon.com. Visit Coach Lee at her websites http://www.coachlee.com and http://www.365daysofcoaching.com. True Direction, Inc. Copyright>>> This article along with byline attached may be freely republished <<<