One Reason Why You Fail To Succeed!
by Shawn Nelson, MSA.
(c) 2003. All Rights Reserved.
I can tell, with 95% accuracy, if you are
succeed or fail in life and business based on your
answer to the following question, "Do you mostly read
Reading for entertainment is a wonderful way
and get away from daily stress. However, in a society
where your pay is based on your knowledge and skills,
simply reading for entertainment is not enough.
Reading fiction can provide you with some
information. Unfortunately, it's usually not the
information you need to increase your income.
In order to obtain your goal to be
that is your goal, you need to supplement your fiction with nonfiction
Specifically, how-to-books, magazines, web
sites, forums, audio and videotapes that direct your thoughts, actions,
behaviors, attitude and outlook on becoming successful.
Your whole being must be immersed in your
goal to succeed!
Success will not fall into your lap! You
must create it. You must train your mind to see opportunities most
people overlook every day.
There is an opportunity staring you in the
now, but you cannot see it until you expand your knowledge and are able
to see things from a different
Reading to gather information helps you to
develop your vocabulary in a certain area and allows you to
understand industry jargon. It helps you stay abreast
of trends that may affect you directly or indirectly.
It is not easy to stay up-to-date!
have quality information available to you on the Internet.
If your goal is to start a business, then:
- Get a book on starting the business you
- Get on the Internet and do some
- Start networking with people that are
doing what you want to do and learn from them
Whatever you do start reading with a goal in
I want you to do a little exercise. Write
goals you want to achieve within five years.
Next, I want you to write down what steps
you have to take to reach those goals. You don't have to be specific,
general steps are fine.
Now ask yourself, "Will reading for
entertainment help me to achieve the goals I listed?"
If reading for entertainment will help you
reading. If it does not then it is time to modify your reading material
to match your goals.
Repeating the same habits and actions does
different results! When you change the action or habit you change the
To discover more reasons why you fail to
succeed, get the 9 Hidden Success Barriers Revealed
guide at: www.successbarriers.com
Shawn Nelson, MSA is a Motivational Speaker
and Life Counselor who creates guides, e-Courses and run several web
sites that help people achieve their relationship, personal, life and
professional goals. To learn more visit www.mrgoodman.com
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