The Key To Success
“I do not believe in a
that falls on men however they act;
but I do believe in a fate that falls on
them unless they act.” ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton
Most of the
life and business stem from one
cause: we can't get ourselves to take action. It's not that we don't know
what to do. The problem is getting ourselves to follow through and do it.
isn't determined by genetics. It's about
persistent, consistent action.
Action is the key. You can be the most talented
person in the world or have the best ideas, yet still if you do not take
action you will achieve nothing.
Having dreams and
is not enough. If you wish to
something, don't let life just "happen" to you.
Set goals and take action.
Balancing Action and
involves creating and a delicate and ongoing
between two somewhat opposing forces –
where you are now and action
of pushing toward where you need to go. This balance between reflection and
action is very similar to the balance of
Yang in the
Smart and Hard
The Virtuous Circle of
The Skill of Getting
Yourself To Take Action
"The people may be made to follow a path of action,
but they may not be made to
people are afraid to go after what they want because it would force them to
stretch their comfort zones.
convince themselves that a time will come when they won't be afraid to go
after their goals. But this 'special' time when everything falls into place
will never come. You will always feel out of your comfort zone when it comes
aren't free of fear and worry; they move forward in spite of it. They've
learnt how to
and get themselves to take action. If you
wish to succeed, you must learn how to develop and master the skill of
motivated to do the things you've always wanted to do.1
How To Overcome
“It is even better to act
quickly and err
than to hesitate until the time of action is past.”
~ Carl Von Clausewitz
Too many people want more form their life but
never start. They are talkers, not doers. Their ability to act seems
Overcome Resistance to Change:
Kore 10 Tips
Don't Quit, Keep Going
The law of inertia says that "a body at rest
tends to remain at rest or a body in motion tends to remain in motion."
Understand the power that even the tiniest of actions can have when taken in
a negative situation.
See the problem as a growth opportunity – it's usually at this time that
your greatest growth can occur.
as a Stepping Stone To Success
Turn Problems to Opportunities:
What Does Creativity Brings
To Your Life?
Summary of the interview of Linda Dessau with
17 creative artists