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Breakfast of Failures
"If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate." --Thomas Watson, Sr. Founder of IBM
Before the Breakfast of Champions ? there was the Breakfast of Failures:
? C.S. Lewis (The Chronicles of Narnia) had over 800 rejections before he sold even one piece of writing.
? Oprah Winfrey was not deterred when she got fired from her television reporter's job being told, "You're not fit for TV."
? Og Mandino (The Greatest Salesman in the World) had lost his family to drink and became a homeless person before becoming an inspirational bestselling author selling over 30 million books.
? Marie Curie, recipient of two Nobel Prizes once said, "I tried out various experiments?and the results were sometimes unexpected. At times I would be encouraged by a little unhoped-for success, at others I would be in the deepest despair because of accidents and failures resulting from my inexperience?I was taught that the way of progress is neither swift nor easy."
? Bill Gates and Michael Dell were college drop-outs.
? Babe Ruth had more strike-outs then any other baseball player of his time. He also had the most home runs.
? Ann Bancroft, the first woman to travel across the ice to the North Pole, reminisced later about not reaching a goal to cover 2,300 miles across Antarctica (bad weather forced them to be airlifted off) on an expedition with her sister: "Once again this [expedition] is another successful failure."
? After auditioning for his band, musician Eddie Bond told a young Elvis Presley to "Stick to driving a truck, because you'll never make it as a singer."
? Abe Lincoln lost his job and his sweetheart, failed miserably in business, was defeated for state legislature, had a nervous breakdown, was defeated for nomination for congress, lost the renomination, was defeated for US Senate, defeated for nomination of Vice President, and again defeated for US Senate, before being elected as the sixteenth President of the United States.
Forget about living a 'comfortable' life. I'm not interested in the items you've crossed off your to-do list today. I want to know: have you failed ? I mean really FAILED lately?
Sharif Khan is a professional speaker, writer, coach, and author of Psychology of the Hero Soul, an inspirational book on awakening the hero within and developing people's leadership potential. For more information, visit http://www.herosoul.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel:(416) 417-1259.
Copyright © 2005 by Sharif Khan.
Key Things Ive Learned From Studying The Lives of Great Achievers
I've long been a student of those who have achieved high levels of success. Over the years I've noticed several common threads in the makeup of the people I've studied. I'd like to recount several of those traits for you in the hope that in identifying them, you can implement these qualities into your own life and in turn be better as a result.
Strategy - Personal and Business
Many different daily tasks require a strategic process to be formulated or habitually developed, and then implemented. This can be as simple as at what time you get up and the process you take in getting ready for the day. For example you may wake at 6:00 am, shower and dress at 6:15, drink a cup of coffee and grab a bite to eat at 6:45 and be out of the door by 7:00.
How To Start, Survive, and Finish Your Journey To Super Success
"The more you hate, the more you love."
The Psychology Of Success; Part 1
Business knowledge and skills are not the only keys to success. To be successful, you also need to master the psychological skills that will help you to be satisfied and fulfilled, and thus more effective in your work. Knowing how to manage your mind, and understanding how to deal with lack of confidence, stress, anxiety, and depression, is as important as knowing how to handle the strategic and organizational challenges of your business.
The Only Option is to Succeed
With the end of the year fast approaching, now is a great time to take stock of 2004. It is likely that your company set specific goals at the beginning of the year. As you review the past year, the question that must be asked is, "Have I achieved my goals? Has my company achieved the outcomes we set?" If your answer is yes, congratulations! If not, what stopped you?
Live the Dream
To achieve what you want, what you desire, needs a change in your thinking. You need to change your mindset. You need to visualise. By using this technique of visualisation you will actually put yourself into any given situation.
Psychology of Success
You must understand You are already a Success, and before you think I'm crazy read further you'll get the point.
You Must Play By The Rules
You must play by the rules. Everything has rules. You want to play chess then learn the rules. You want to play soccer then learn the rules. You want to play tennis then learn the rules. You want to play life then?.hang on a minute?. Who wrote the rules of life?
5 Tips to Make the Right Decisions in the Midst of Chaos
"In a moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing to do. The worst thing you can do is nothing." Theodore Roosevelt
In Success Language, Failure Means You Are Almost There!
We all know as we are progressing towards our personal goals, dreams and aspirations that we will fail repeatedly, and then all of a sudden we achieve our ultimate outcome and attain our WHY in LIFE! Each failure is a stepping stone to Success, which in turn will become a very long and lovely stone walkway into the castle of your DREAMS. You must truly internalize the need to fail in life.
Let It Be You
Each and every day, there are people all around the country and world who are living their dreams. Millionaires are made every day. Families are experiencing tremendous relationships. People are becoming more and more healthy. Life-long learners are growing intellectually and improving their chances for success.
Many people talk or write about the science of success or the art of creating wealth. You don't want just the science. You don't want just the art. What you want is the technology. The how to.
Building the Minds Framework for Success
Man is the most advanced being on this earth. We are the dominant species for one particular reason; our ability to think! Although we have virtually unlimited ability to use our minds effectively, the vast majority of us do not really use the extraordinary powers of the mind for own advantage. Too many of us are slaves of our reactionary minds instead of masters of our proactive, creative minds.
Education Leads To A Healthier And Happier Life
Do you feel you lead a healthy and happy life? If you answered yes, chances are you have received some sort of college or post secondary (post high school) education. If you are an adult, and don't have an education, an online education may be something you may want to pursue. There are many proven reasons why being educated leads to a healthier and happier life. I will list a few of these facts below:
10 Compelling Reasons to Stop Singing the Blues
What Does YOUR Success Look Like?
What does success look like to you? Our culture often defines success as money, fame, power ? something between a Pepsi ad and a car commercial. But success is more than financial rewards, the "right" car, or the "right" job. The news is full of stories of "successful" people sabotaging themselves with poor choices. Obviously fame and money were not enough to make them feel successful in their hearts. For success to matter it needs to be on your own terms.
8 Ultimate Secrets Skyrocket Your Success!
Whenever I ask people this question, "what do you really want in your life?" They will usually give me answers as follows. "I want to have more success in my life." "I want to have more money." "I want to have a better relationship." Then I ask them "What will success give you?" "What will money give you?" "What will a good relationship give you?" They will always come down to one answer" Feeling Good!" Yes, "Feeling Good is the Ultimate Needs of any human being." Nothing is important than feeling good. Therefore, the quality of your life comes down to one thing--your ability to feel good. Did I say that? Yes, feeling good is an ability. It is like your muscle, the more you use, the stronger it will become. You either use it or lose it. Unfortunately, majority of the people today have forgotten how to use this powerful ability. Today I will give you some powerful techniques, as long as you use them, they will awaken your ability of feeling good. The quality of your life will increase dramatically, you will have tremendous amount of energy, live a life of total fulfillment" These techniques are so simple that you couldn't believe it. I only ask you to keep a ten-day commitment, use them for ten days, see how your life will change. After ten days, you decide keep them or not. I bet you will get addicted to it. Ok Let's Begin.
Discovery In A Million Dollar Mistake
I have noticed that though my clients often have created a plan, many do not incorporate an understanding of themselves to execute it, and so it is not adequately customized. Unleash your ultimate success by developing a strategy that seamlessly integrates self-knowledge to increase profits and personal fulfillment. Imagine the results of integrating that into your day-to-day life? Can you logically deduce the potential benefits and act accordingly?
The #1 Secret of Success
Today I am going to tell you the #1 secret to success in life, business & all that you do. If you apply this secret wholeheartedly I guarantee that your life will change for the better.
We Become What We Think About
"A man's life is what his thoughts make of it."
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