A Secret and A Formula For Success

Written by Ginny Dye

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But making money wasn’t A.P.’s sole measurement of success. He believed in making other people's dreams come true, too. He helpedrepparttar California Wine Industry get started. He bankrolled Hollywood when they were trying to make movies popular. When Walt Disney ran $2 million dollars over budget on Snow White, he stepped in with a loan.

A.P.'s story exemplifiesrepparttar 136217 secret to success -- a strong vision andrepparttar 136218 will to overcome obstacles thrown your way.

OK, I Gave Away The Secret -- Now Here's The Formula

Integrity combined with "giving back" isrepparttar 136219 formula for success. This was A.P.’s success formula. What began in 1904 asrepparttar 136220 Bank of Italy is nowrepparttar 136221 Bank of America –repparttar 136222 world's largest bank. And what about A.P.? Did he die a billionaire?

When he passed away at age 79, A.P.’s estate was worth less than $500,000. This was purely by choice. A.P. looked down on great wealth. He believed it would make him lose touch withrepparttar 136223 people he wanted to serve. He worked without pay for years. One year he was given a surprise $1.5 million bonus and promptly gave it torepparttar 136224 University of California.

It's a winning formula -- integrity plus "giving back."

There’s One More Thing…

By every standard, Amadeo Peter Giannini was a success. But his true measure of success was making a difference every day of his life.

I hope that will be your measuring stick as well. To achieve success, you’ve got to have a strong vision, andrepparttar 136225 will to overcomerepparttar 136226 obstacles that will come your way permeated with integrity. Add to that giving back to your community and you’ll be successful indeed!

The story used in this article is taken from Daily Secrets For Success. You can receive fr~ee motivational stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things by going to: http://www.FreeDSFS.com. Ginny Dye is the author of 18 books and owner of two other online companies also designed to inspire and give back to the world: Shop For Charity Day.com and Together We Can Change The World.com. She can be contacted at FreeDSFS.com

You want RESULTS? I'll give you RESULTS!

Written by Michael Dimas

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How would you look at your husband if you were sexy and happy? Start looking at him that way now.

How would you breath if you were totally stress free? Start those breathing patterns...now!

What would you eat for lunch if you were a fitness buff? Eat that now for every lunch. ditto for breakfast-supper and snacks.

How much exercise would you do if you were an inner peace queen? Do that kind and amount now.

How often would you smile and/or laugh if you felt wonderful 15-20 hours per day? Get your face in shape and start smiling and laughing....howling is pure magic...you want magic in your life?

What would your voices inside your head say if you were filled with joy & satisfaction? Start that dialog now.

How would you treat strangers if you loved yourself torepparttar hilt? Start treating them that way now.

How would you pray or think or meditate [whatever works for you] if you were routinely overwhelmed with gratitude forrepparttar 136216 magic in your life? Do that now...all of it...weekly...daily...hourly...every few minutes.

What great books would you read once you knew what your purpose/mission in life was? Start reading, now!

What relationships would you mend and nurture if you were fulfilled and satisfied? Go mend and nurture.

Who would you say, "I love you" to if you were crazy in love with your life? Go tell them...daily or more often.

What states would you produce if you knew you could produce any? Joy? Satisfaction? Fulfillment? Peace of mind? Go enjoy these...now...and then some more...

What one great thing would you dare to dream if you knew you could not fail? Start that dream...now....multiple dreams are OK too...soooooo....

Michael Dimas is a performannce consultant, workshop leader, motivational speaker, coach and health/fitness mentor. He teaches you how to empower your body, mind & spirit. He can be found online at www.selfchangetechnologies.com or emailed at michael@selfchangetechnologies.com

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