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“If you really want something, you will find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.” ~ Jim Rohn
When we are truly inspired and true to ourselves, we are energized, creativity flows smoothly and nothing gets in our way.
“If you believe the doubts in your mind, you won’t achieve the dreams in your heart.” ~ Marinela Reka
What you really, really want is not something directed by fear, it’s inspired by love - by sharing, self-expression and service.
“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” ~ Mark Twain
It’s easy to give up on the best laid plan and forget all about it. The first practical step is the hardest (because of fears, excuses and laziness) but it is the most important. After that, you are in motion and you’ll want to keep it going.

Here’s some further reading on this theme...

10 Steps to a Stellar Success Mindset ~ Mark Tyrrell

15 years ago, when Roger Elliot and I started Uncommon Knowledge, we did the Time Machine exercise to help us plan our future. And that single exercise helped us go from starting with the £8000 we’d saved up to the 7-figure business we run today. How it works is you use your imagination to take yourself into your desired future, and then use a special questioning technique to extract all the steps you need to take to get you there. It doesn’t sound much, but it’s astonishingly powerful, and I’ve seen it work time and again on our workshops. The trick is in the way you ask the questions. It’s SO much more effective than traditional goal setting, and much more fun too. Full details on how to do the Time Machine exercise are in the 10 Steps to Stellar Success program, with a video demonstration of me doing the exercise with a volunteer.
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