Where do your deepest desires originate? And how do you turn those desires into life-changing actions?
If you have a powerful vision of where you will be at some future point in time, that is half the battle. BUT mindset is everything.
How having the right mindset can change your life.
In Daniel Coyle’s book, “The Talent Code,” he uses the example of music teacher Gary McPherson. He wondered why certain children progressed faster than others, so he put together a random group of music students and tracked their progress.
Turns out one of the main reasons was an answer to a simple question.
“How long do you think you’ll play your instrument?”
The options were …
1. A short-term commitment
2. A medium-term commitment
3. A long-term commitment
Turns out the kids who answered “long-term” outperformed the short-termers by 400% (with a short and sweet 20 minutes of practice a week vs. the short-termers 1.5 hours).
Progress was not a result of measurable skill or natural ability. It was about attitude.
It’s almost like these kids saw an ideal future vision of themselves. At some point they said, “I am a musician.”
We can get into the science of motivation and what triggers it at some future point, but for today I simply want to ask you a few questions:
1. What do you really want to do?
2. How long are you willing to work at it to get there?
Oftentimes the key to a rewarding life is answering these two questions as honestly as you can.
My answers to the questions above:
1. I want to inspire people to do something that brings them contentment, energy, and an indescribable satisfaction at the end of each day. I also want to help them build and amazing online brand.
2. As long as it takes, because it feels like a burning fire within.
So today, picture what your life and business could be.
I don’t think you need to get out a vision board, dream of some sandy white beach, large house or new German car.
This vision is more about a fulfilled and happier self.
A place where you see work as the reward and you love waking up each and every day. Monetary wealth may come, but it means absolutely nothing if you’re living a life of discontent.
Life doesn’t have to be epic, extraordinary, or amazing.
But wouldn’t you like a life that brings an indescribable satisfaction at the end of each day?
Me too, and it doesn’t have to be that difficult.
So… what are your answers to questions 1 and 2?
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