4 Essential Steps You Must Take To Succeed With Anything

I believe there are 4 essential steps you must take if you want to succeed with any project. A project is anything that requires a plan. It can be simple like making a plan to go to a movie, or could be complicated like setting up an Internet business. But simple or not, if you want your project to succeed you need to take the these four steps:

Step 1 Picture the Purpose.

Before you start any project you need to ask yourself what you really want. This might sound obvious, but it is amazing the number of people who don’t know what they really want when they start a project.

When you have answered that question you then need to ask yourself why you want what you want. This is very important as many people want something but don’t really know why they want it. In the case of the movie your answer might be that your favourite star is in it. To the Internet business you might answer that you want to work from home so you can spend more time with your family.

Step 2 Plan the Procedure.

Once you have found the answers to the questions above you then need to ask yourself how you can get what you want. The best way to answer this question is to imagine you already have what you want!

Now that might sound strange, but if you think about it, when you answered your first question you had some sort of picture in your mind. And when you answered your second question that picture must have become clearer. Now all you have to do is make the picture clearer still by imagining that you already have what you want. Then you ask yourself how you got it!

In the case of the movie that should be easy. The steps to an Internet business maybe harder to see, but if you keep thinking, keep imagining you have what you want, something amazing will happen. You will start to see the steps you need to take. You will begin to see opportunities you haven’t seen before. This may sound like magic but it is actually the Law of Attraction working for you. This is the law that works for everyone who truly wants success.

Step 3 Prepare with Patience.

So many people fail to prepare a project. They have an idea and they plunge right in. Sometimes it works but mainly it doesn’t! You need to prepare both mentally and physically. If you are not prepared mentally the chances are you will fail physically.

Preparation also requires patience. You would like to get going immediately but sometimes you have to wait. Maybe your project requires a lot of practice before you are ready to go. Or maybe you might have to rely on others who are not ready when you are.

Step 4 Perform with Pleasure.

So you now you know what you want, why you want it and how to get it. You have prepared and practiced and you are ready to go. However if your project involves other people, it may take time to get what you want. They may not have the same agenda or the same priorities as you. This is where you have got to keep focused on what you want to make happen.

The way to do this is to continually imagine how great you will feel when you have got what you wanted. You must enjoy the whole “journey” to your success. Ask any successful person if they really enjoy what they do and I guarantee the answer will be yes!

One last thing, keep records of your activity, they can help you when things are not going as well or as fast as you want.

They can also remind you of the steps you took to get what you wanted.

Achieving Success in 5 Easy Steps

There are 5 … steps or elements to … success in your personal and business life. Applying these 5 steps will … the success that you are seeking. All 5 steps work together and 

achieving ultimate success. Just like a recipe for your favorite cookies, you can not leave one ingredient out and expect your cookies to taste like they did before. Do not skip or substitute when you want true success.

Desire is …

the first of the five steps to personal success. You must first have a driving desire to achieve something. To be successful at anything is to have what Napoleon Hill (Think and Grow Rich) calls a “burning DESIRE”, wanting something so badly that you feel it throughout your whole being. Desire is the push that drives you toward achieving the thing that you want. It’s like when you crave a sweet, creamy chocolate bar. You have a craving for something sweet. Depending on where you are at the moment, let’s say that you are at home, you go to the kitchen to find something chocolaty to eat, unfortunately you find no chocolate bar. So, you grab your car keys and drive to the nearest convenience store and you purchase a candy bar. You had a craving, you felt the DESIRE for chocolate, you can even taste chocolate, you have to eat a chocolate bar to satisfy the desire. To satisfy a desire you first need a goal.

Goals are …

essential to achieving any amount of success, no matter if it is a large goal or a short-term goal. The GOAL gives you purpose and direction to achieve your ultimate end. Without a GOAL or a target, we wonder aimlessly, where we must accept what life throws at us. Or you can set a goal for yourself. People often say that setting goals is so “difficult”. But actually we make small goals each day without realizing it. Before going to bed at night, you set your alarm clock to wake up at 6:30 AM, so that you will have plenty of time to wake up in the morning, take a shower, get dressed, have breakfast and then leave your home for work. When you set the alarm, you made a goal for yourself: to be at work ON TIME. You set into motion the smaller goals or steps to achieve your ultimate goal. The steps (or smaller goals) were:

(1) to take a shower, so that you are clean and refreshed
(2) get dressed for work
(3) then eat breakfast for energy to get the day started
(4) leave the house for work, so that you arrive at work on time

You probably are not aware that you unconsciously make small goals for yourself every day of your life. Longer range goals are not much more difficult. Set your goal (the final objective) and then decide all of the necessary steps that are needed to achieve your objective.

Knowledge is …

essential to succeed toward anything that you aspire to achieve. Specialized “know-how” helps you to make choices that brings success to YOU. Specialized knowledge can be learned from reading, studying, trial-and-error, more education and even life experiences. You decide what kind of and the amount of knowledge that is needed for you to be able to accomplish your goal. Let’s say that you want to have a garage sale. Do you know how to advertise your Sale? Do you know if you must register your sale with a local authority? Do you know how to price your goods? Get all of the knowledge that you need. You might look for a book onnHOW TO HAVE A GARAGE SALE. You might make a phone call to the local authorities to see what your legal requirements might be. Phone the local newspaper about how to advertise your garage sale. Select the best day to hold your sale. Gather all of the knowledge that you need to host a successful garage sale. The gathering of information is actually a part of the step-by-step process in the goal achieving process.

Persistence is …

the constant effort that you put out to continue until you achieve your goal. Set time tables in your goals, so that you work to achieve smaller goals along the way. As you achieve smaller goals, this helps to build your self-confidence. Also helping you to see the light at the end of the tunnel, as you get closer to achieving your ultimate goal.

Self-confidence is …

developed as you achieve each small step towards your final goal. The more self-confident that you become, the better that you feel about yourself and in achieving your GOAL.

When you decided that you wanted to learn HOW to surf the Internet, you had a DESIRE to learn how to get onto the World Wide Web. You set a GOAL for yourself to be surfing within a few hours. Either someone taught you, or you followed a manual or you just jumped onto the computer keyboard and started pounding on the keys. Some how, you made it onto the Internet. You acquired the KNOWLEDGE to surf the Internet. Aren’t you glad you did? Because of your DESIRE, you sought the KNOWLEDGE to learn how to get onto the Internet. You applied your KNOWLEDGE and PERSISTED until you were surfing the Net on your own. It may not seem like a lot of knowledge, but aren’t you more CONFIDENT and comfortable about using a computer? You gained self-confidence as success came to YOU! You achieved your GOAL. You are a successful person, you just were not aware of it. Now, that you know that you can achieve successBusiness Management Articles, it is time to repeatedly apply the 5 steps to success in your personal and business life.

Now Be More Successful!

How to be Abundant: 3 Realizations to Having More Abundance in Life

Abundance and Momentum are closely connected. Taking action and cultivating the energy behind the action is the medium to which momentum and abundance can grow in our lives. If we believe in our ability to be abundant and successful, we will take action. This is because what we feel on the inside is always reflected back to us externally. The key is to focus on the internal feeling of it, take radical action and then detach from the outcome. This will allow us to feel more abundant and create more momentum in our lives.

by Aaron Doughty