Written by Craig Lock

A collection of writings on various subjects to helprepparttar everyman or woman survive in a rapidly changing un-certain world. An introductory look atrepparttar 124102 concepts of success, motivation, attitude, goal setting and stress.


What is success? Who do you want to be inrepparttar 124103 future? What are your values? Write them down. What are your GOALS (short and long-term)? WRITE them down. Dream big - have a VISION.


1. A clear-cut Vision or Goal. 2. Commitment to and Belief inrepparttar 124104 Goal. 3. Use of innovation and imagination to achieve repparttar 124105 Goal. Userepparttar 124106 immense powers of your mind to reach your full potential in life. 4. Effective use of Resources (people, money, technology to effect innovation). 5. Optomism, positive thinking and a Willingness to Take Risks. 6. Faith in God and a strong belief in yourself and what you are trying to do. Pray to God for inspiration and direction. 7. Enjoyment in pursuingrepparttar 124107 Goal. 8. The Provision of Value for Money torepparttar 124108 people you serve. 9. A Willingness to build a foundation for Long Term Bene-fits. Take a long term view of success, because it usually doesn't happen overnight. 10.Have faith in yourself (or your higher self) and especially in a Higher Power far greater than oneself, God, Supreme Being,repparttar 124109 Universe, Life, who cares about you and loves you for your unique individuality.


Dream big dreams. Have a goal and plan to achieve. Love doing what you do. Listen torepparttar 124110 advice of your spouse/partner (who knows you better than anybody else). Seek help from those whose skills you don't have. Believe you are a winner, or one who CAN be. Work smarter, not necessarily harder. Fly withrepparttar 124111 eagles, don't scratch withrepparttar 124112 turkeys. Be prepared to take calculated risks. Be aware that opportunities are always around; because problems are opportunities in disguise. Promote your product well. Satisfy customers needs completely. Be decisive, determined and self-disciplined. Encourage others constantly. A strong belief in yourself. A stronger belief in God, a Higher Power,repparttar 124113 Ultimate Source. and finally, and most importantly, # Be honest, withrepparttar 124114 absolutely highest integrity at all times. For success in any endeavour it is essential to have a POSITIVE MENTAL ATTITUDE (P.M.A.). You can change your negative attitudes. Have optomism + be willing to take calculated risks. N.B: Say to yourself daily, "If it's to be, it's up to me" and you approach life with that ATTITUDE you WILL be successful. * Ask yourself what are your interests, your passions? If you can make your job from your interests you will love doing it. Work smarter not harder. Look for opportunities; they are always around - problems are just oppor- tunities in disguise.


You can't buy it - it has to come from within. We are all different with diverse influences on us, eg. environment, biology. REWARDS. Extrinsic motivation comes from outside, eg. fame, recognition, power money. Intrinsic motivation is satisfying,interesting to you.

Three main theories: 1. Desire for ACHIEVEMENT 2. Desire for POWER 3. Desire for AFFILIATION (Sense of belonging)

Also "PAIN vs GAIN" theory or FEAR vs DESIRE MOTIVATION (what if I do - what if I don't, eg doctor advises you to give up smoking. Both are equally powerful. The behav-iour gets REINFORCED).A prime source of motivation is repparttar 124115 opportunity to feel competent or achieve.


Written by Craig Lock

Myth no 1: Millionaires work 10 times as hard asrepparttar ordinary man inrepparttar 124101 street.

Number 2: Millionaires are more intelligent and better educated than you and I.

Number 3: Honest people don't get rich.

Number 4: You need money to make money. Most millionaires have "begged and borrowed" to get started. Some have even been bankrupt and fired.

Financial prosperity and or a fulfilling life well lived are goals we can all achieve if we understandrepparttar 124102 principles of success. The main attraction of money is FREEDOM to choose your desired lifestyle. Earning a great deal of money should not be for it's own sake. I really believe that most people are too busy earning a living to stop and think about how they could get rich and solve their moneyproblems...and that isrepparttar 124103 reason why they haven't been able to do so. Do you ever think through your particular situation?

Do you like what you do for a living? Millionaires love their occupations. Work is leisure, your hobby. Most millionaires continue working long after becoming millionaires. Don't give yourself a choice, an exit. "Put your back torepparttar 124104 wall" and "burnrepparttar 124105 bridges behind you". I had no other options here in "Sleepy Hollow" andrepparttar 124106 internet is my "tool" to reach out torepparttar 124107 world and achieve my personal goals. ACQUIRE THE MENTALITY OF A MILLIONAIRE: Most people don't believe there are secrets to wealth - they believe rich people are just "lucky". Most people don't believe they can ever become rich. BELIEVE that you can and crave it passionately. Use your IMAGINATION. Think and act successfully.

BELIEF isrepparttar 124108 key. Have FAITH.

FOCUS ON A GOAL. Write downrepparttar 124109 amount of money you want and how much time you'll allow yourself to acquire it. In order to achieve monetary wealth, you need an amount and a deadline to aim at. This isrepparttar 124110 magic of a quantified objective working onrepparttar 124111 sub-conscious mind. Because...if you don't know where you're heading, chances are you'll never get anywhere. What do we ask from life?: 99 out of 100 people don't think about it. So write it down. DEVELOP A POSITIVE ATTITUDE. Developrepparttar 124112 right ATTITUDE and LOOK FOR OPPORTUNITIES everywhere. They are right there within reach. Then BELIEVE, TRULY BELIEVE, YOU CAN REACH YOUR TARGET. Stretch yourself. "The greatest limitations are those man imposes upon himself". Therefore,repparttar 124113 greatest obstacle to success is a mental obstacle. Do things differently and ignorerepparttar 124114 objections of "rational" people. Set yourself an objective initially that is reasonable, yet bold (within reach, but ambitious... so you are forced to extend yourself to reach it). Most people are overly conservative and too scared to dream. Expand your mental boundaries - don't be a creature of habit with your mental limitations. Tap your inner resources: "Character is destiny". I've certainly had to do that here in "Sleepy Hollow" through relying uponrepparttar 124115 powers ofrepparttar 124116 human imagination, after being dropped out ofrepparttar 124117 sky her ten years ago!

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