The Starting Point is Desire

Think and Grow Rich has helped millions of people become multimillionaires all over the world. The author, Napoleon Hill, says you can’t just “wish” or “hope” for success in something—you have to actually believe it’s possible and that you can do it. He writes, “There’s a difference between wishing for a thing and being ready to receive it. No one is ready for a thing until he believes he can acquire it.”

 

Many people get stuck from moving forward, because they don’t believe they can be successful. They don’t believe they can be, do, or have the things they truly desire in life. The average person over-identifies with the word “impossible” and finds all the reasons why something CAN’T be done. Their mind is focused on the obstacles that appear to be holding them back (usually time and money). This negative bias towards their life is based on all the things that have gone wrong in their past, and all the negative influences from other people who told them they can’t do it. This blocks people from taking the first step.

 

I’ve helped countless business owners break through the limiting belief that they have to have money before they can start doing something. That’s not true. Everything you need comes AFTER you make a decision. The decision comes first—and the starting point is your desire. What do you want to be, do, or have?

 

In this episode you’ll learn:

 

  • Success comes to those who are “success conscious”; failure comes to those who are “failure conscious”
  • In order to be successful at any endeavor, you must learn to redirect your mind away from the obstacle and towards the success you want
  •  Open-mindedness is essential for belief; closed minds do not inspire faith, courage, or belief
  • “No more effort is required to aim high in life, to demand abundance and prosperity, than is required to accept misery and poverty”
  • How the Law of Polarity can help you break through negative, one-sided, “all-or-nothing” thinking that keeps you stuck
  • Whenever you notice something, the opposite of that thing is always present and true at the same time (you can’t have a question without an answer; you can’t have a problem without a solution)
  • How you might be making the problems and risks too big in your life

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