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"Never, never, never give up; never give up, never!." - Winston Churchill
This is the total, famous commencement speech he made to a university graduating class; his last public words; sound advice for all who aspire to achieve their dreams.
Most people have, and know that they have, lots of promise. Before it is realized, however, they accept compromise. They want more but they settle for less. They have big dreams but have relegated those dreams to be mere passing fancies. They desist instead of persist.
More than 3 years year ago, I conceived of seLFTech. We launched it after one year of planning and implementation. Now, 2 years later, we are re-launching it. The official launch will take place later this month, once we have worked out any final bugs in the system.
It has been a path full of frustration; 3 years of obstacles; 3 years of roadblocks; 3 years of barriers, blockage, impediments and obstructions. But we persevered and we have succeeded in creating what was conceived so long ago. A dream come true.
And now, because Sandra and I persisted despite the almost endless list of impediments, we will now go on to create more prosperity for ourselves and many, many other people. We will continue to persist. Our purpose is defined; our passion is intense; the resulting success is just beginning.
Repeated on the bottom of every single page of my Prosperity Paradigm eZine is the success formula? purpose + passion + persistence = prosperity.
Define your purpose; ignite your passion; persist, persist and you will achieve your goal; you will prosper.
I have watched so many people quit just as they were within inches of achieving their dreams. I have watched many others keep on keepin' on despite all obstacles and achieve the realization of their dreams. The difference between success and failure is often one last little step past one last little barrier.
If you want, truly want, to achieve success in life, the formula is plain and simple. Plain and simple to describe, but it takes strength of character to implement, to never, never, ever give up.
Once you have created the ideal and set your purpose, write it down. Fire yourself up with desire and passion and then just keep on moving toward your intended destination, one step at a time, flowing past, through or over obstacles like a stream passes over all to flow to the sea. That is how to really go with the flow.
"Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent." -Calvin Coolidge
"Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal." -Henry Ford
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Leslie is the author of The DELFIN Knowledge System Trilogy: The Initiation, The Journey and The Quest plus many more success publications. He also the co-author of The End of the World with Hugh Jeffries and Alexandra's DragonFire with his daughter Ashley. Subscribe to his free and ad-free eZine at http://www.ProsperityParadigm.com or http://www.LeslieFieger.com.
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Changing Your Luck
In this week's New Age Notebook, I am going to address a subject that often comes up in the chat rooms: LUCK. Why is it that some people seem to be born with horseshoes up the wazoo while others battle an endless string of disasters and setbacks?Is there such thing as being born under a lucky star? Is it karma or a curse? While some are eternal victims of Murphy's Law: "if something can go wrong, it will.", others seem to be able to get away with murder and suffer no consequences at all.
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Self-confidence - How To Develop This Important Key to Success
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The Role of Failure in Success
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8 Ultimate Secrets Skyrocket Your Success!
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Success -Ten Winning Traits!
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What Makes One Person Succeed While Someone Else Fails
What characteristics are common among successful people. If you analyze the success stories of history, business or your own personal experience you'll find similar habits and patterns among successful people. You'll find these people to be persistent, hard-working, continually educating themselves and able to adapt to certain situations. You've heard the old adage don't work harder work smarter or you've heard the one the exceptional salesman makes a habit of doing what the ordinary salesman doesn't do. These two saying are fine but you need to remember each of them says simply if you want to make it you will have to do more than the next person. Please keep in mind this does not require you to become a slave to your own business or organization.
Ingredients For Success
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The One-Two Punch for Success: Authenticity and Alignment
Have you ever felt as if you are beating your head against a wall? You repeatedly try to reach a goal but you never seem to achieve it. Instead you are struggling rather than moving forward and achieving your goals with grace and ease. You are not alone. The struggle to move from what we don't want to what we do want is, unfortunately, a fundamental struggle for many individuals. Believe it or not, it is very common for people to struggle against what they want and to actively limit their good. In order to have what you want, you must be willing to end the struggle and move into action. Your success is dependent on your ability to reach your goals and achieve. The easiest way to move from "stuck" into action without struggle is to be authentic and to be in alignment with your authenticity. Authenticity means that you are connected to your core and that your desires are a true reflection of your inner self and soul. Alignment means that your entire being is in agreement with the goal you want to achieve. For example, you come home from work one evening and you are very tired. But this evening is your work-out night. You sit on the couch and actually have to talk yourself into getting into your gym clothes and heading off to the gym. What you did in convincing part of yourself to go to the gym when it really wanted to rest on the couch is called alignment. You got yourself into alignment with the idea and intention of going to the gym no matter how tired a part of you felt. To end struggle and successfully achieve goals, all parts of you must work together for manifestation. That means all bodies, mental, physical, emotional and spiritual, must be in agreement concerning a goal. There can be no doubts, limiting beliefs or attachments. The following describes a process you can use to do an authenticity check concerning your goals and bring yourself into alignment with your goals. Step One: Sit quietly ? create a peaceful, serene and nurturing space for yourself. It must be a space where you feel comfortable and secure. Spend several minutes in quiet and inner reflection upon your goal. Have paper and pen handy. Step Two: The Authenticity Check: Ask within if this goal is the appropriate goal for you to achieve at this time. If the answer is yes, skip to the next step. If the answer is no, ask what a more appropriate goal would be for you right now. By asking this question, you move from being ruled by the needs of the mind (survival issues) and begin to access the soul within. You leave behind the petty desires of the ego and move into realizing the desires of the soul. As a result, your goals become truer and more authentic. Write down the response you receive. If you need additional clarity concerning the response, ask for it. Keep asking within until you feel complete. Step Three: Alignment. Once you have a defined and authentic goal, it is time to create alignment. Remain in your space of quiet and comfort; ask to speak to your mental body. (You will repeat step Three with each of the bodies) Ask your mental body if it is willing to be in alignment with you goal. The purpose of this question is to uncover any blocks or limitations that reside in the mental body concerning the goal. If the answer is yes, proceed to the next body: physical, spiritual and emotional. If the answer is no, simply begin a conversation with this part of you. Some questions to begin with are: Why are you not willing to be in alignment with this goal? What would it take for you to be in alignment with this goal? When a part is not willing to be in alignment with an authentic goal, the cause may be fear or insecurity. Usually the situation is remedied by helping the part understand that it is taken care of, that it is safe and that it has nothing to fear. Simply, have a conversation with the part and inform it of the truth. Once you receive the willingness of all the bodies, remember to thank them for supporting the manifestation of this authentic goal. Affirm your alignment with this goal and your intention to manifest it. By completing this process, you have created an authentic goal and brought yourself into full alignment with this goal. You can now move forward without struggle because all blocks have been removed. Success shall be yours.
The Disciplines of Success
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How To Begin Your Journey To Success
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Attitude Is The Key To Success
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