Posts Tagged: success
Look around you; read the biographies of self-made millionaires. Why are some people wealthy whilst you find that there’s never enough money left in the month? This is the first in a series of posts addressing this issue. I hope that by the end of the series, you will have greater clarity about whether you really want to be wealthy and if you do, what you can do about it.
I’ve been spending a lot of time this year thinking about what differentiates successful people from the rest. Last time, I wrote about what to do when you’re tired of playing it small. Today, I want to focus on 12 of the characteristics of successful people.
“Everyone believes the world’s greatest lie…” says the mysterious old man.
“What is the world’s greatest lie?” the little boy asks.
The old man replies, “It’s this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what’s happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate. That’s the world’s greatest lie.”
(An excerpt from The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. A fable about following your dreams.)