Confidence comes from Clarity –
The loneliness of the entrepreneurial journey is well-known to all who are on the path, which is likely why entrepreneurs enjoy gathering to share experiences and take inspiration from each other. At the heart of the most memorable and energizing conferences is a dynamic keynote speaker who offers both an example to aspire to and a message that is entirely relatable.
One of the interviews that I have done was with a man named Ron Glosser. He ran a little company you might’ve heard of called Hershey Chocolate. I asked him what the difference was between the people who come out on top and those who do not. He said something very profound:
“Successful people never make their major life-changing decisions when they are in their valleys.”
I asked him what this meant and Ron said,
“If you think about it, everything is cyclical. You have ups and you have downs. When you have your down periods, like when you are sick, getting a divorce, getting laid off, going bankrupt, or the economy is tanking, how could you make a life-changing decision framed from your lowest point in life?”
Ron mentioned that because everything is cyclical, it is alright to have a low point every once in awhile. What you can do at a low point is push through and ride out the storm until you begin to rise again. When you feel that upswing, or that shift where things start going in your direction again, make a decision then and you will save over 10 years of your life of having to go back and correct the wrong choices you made at your lowest point. This is because those wrong decisions were all based on negative emotions.
One of the ways to make sure you are consistently making the right decisions is to focus on the positive mindset of what you can do rather than focusing on what you can’t do. You may look at a situation and go through all the possibilities of why you can’t do something or complete a task. This may be what you can’t do, but what can you do?
When you surround yourself with positive emotions and you are focused on what youcan do, you can then figure out every necessary path you need to take in order to achieve the goals you want. When you believe in your own ability to do things, you can do more things.
Thinking positive, focusing on the opportunities you can take advantage of, and your decision-making skills are greatly affected by your environment. It is crucial you surround yourself with people who emanate positivity and challenge you to grow and take on new challenges. The decisions and actions you take will be greatly influenced by those you surround yourself with.
One example of surrounding yourself with the right people is attending the event coming up called the Secret Knock. This experience hosts the smartest, action-taking entrepreneurs and leaders from around the world. I created this invite-only event sogreat people could surround themselves with even greater people. The number of seats open is quickly declining and I want to make sure you can apply for your invitation. Go HERE to make sure you have the opportunity to make a decision that can boost your positive emotions, grow your network, and take you towards your goals.
Rather than thinking about what you cannot do, switch your perspective to ask yourself what you can do.
Can you reach your goals?
Can you achieve your dream?
Commitment is being so dedicated to what you are working toward that nothing can throw you off balance.
“Commitment is the key to all personal achievement no matter what it is that we want in our lives.”
Imagine going to a local club and you are a single person. While you are there, you see a person on the other side of the room, you think they are attractive, and you are interested in them. When it comes the time that you two meet up and things do not go so well, you are probably going to quickly leave.
Compare that to someone who meets the love of their life. These two people build a long and lasting relationship, they get married, and they become even more committed. When challenges come their way, which they always do, there is a commitment to make sure things get fixed. When you are in a committed relationship and you have that resolve, chances are you will find unique and creative ways to work through the challenges.
That is the difference between success and failure.
Most people go to a chosen field of endeavor that appears interesting to them rather than what they are committed to in their success equation, what their calling is, or what their purpose is.
Once you find out what you truly desire and want in your own existence, you need to make sure you do not let anyone, or anything, stand in your way. Your level of commitment will have a massive influence on the level of success you achieve in the area of your calling.
One of the most important commitments you can make is to effectively use your time. Your biggest focus should be to commit to not let people sidetrack you and still time away from what you want to do when your own life.
If you have a solid, clarified goal and a clear path to achieving it, you cannot afford to allow others to sidetrack you from what you know you need to do. People often say that time is your biggest asset because it is true.
If you are wanting to commit to becoming one of the greatest individuals you can be in whatever it is that you want to do, you need to apply for your invitation to the Secret Knock. This invitation-only event will bring together many of the brightest individuals from around the world that have achieved an exponential amount of success so they can connect, inspire, and help others reach their next levels of success. Applyfor your invitation as soon as you can because seating is running out!
Are you committed?