When I was quite young, someone told me, “If you want to be really successful, find out what you were put on this planet to solve and then dedicate yourself to achieving it”.
At the time, I didn’t really like that idea; I did not believe that my life could have any particular purpose; and I did not think that I was created on born here to solve any particular problem and frankly at that age if it would be of any interest to me in any case. Gradually, I have come to believe that what that person said to me, all those years ago, is true.
As human beings, we all share certain basic wants and needs: we have need for food, water, shelter, safety, love, respect and self esteem. We all share an in-built tendency, as Freud stated, to want to move away from pain and toward pleasure. This tendency is part of the human condition for our own good; it keeps us away from harm and generally helps us to make good choices. Most people settle for pursuing a career that satisfies these basic human wants and needs; and never really think beyond them to what their life could be about.
Somewhere along the line, I came to realise that what the UNIVERSE wanted for my life, and what I wanted, were one and the same thing. This understanding came after I had determined to find out what I should be really doing with my life.
It was a profound moment for me. I gradually came to understand my inner hopes, dreams and deepest desires as being implanted long ago before I was even born. So pursuing the creations purpose for my life was, in fact, also pursuing my own purpose. When it really came down to it, I finally realised that I needed to look within to discover my own purpose; and once I had found out what it was, it then became possible to dedicate myself to fulfilling it.
So my message to you is simple: it is time for you to wake-up! It is time for you to start thinking of your life in a different way. It is time for you to fulfil your dream – whatever that may be. That is why you are here on the planet right now. By finding and fulfilling your own unique purpose in life you will be living your life to the full.
It is my hope that you will begin to see yourself as a special person, with a truly unique purpose in life – because that is the truth!
So let’s take a look at these 7 Powerful Keys To Success that I we will be looking at together to enable us to open the door to a new paradigm and allow our inner purpose to be our new compass for the future of our lives.
The 7 Powerful Keys To Success
An Open Mind
We’re going to start today with Success Key One Commitment
Let’s take a closer look at what Commitment actually means:- Committedness: the trait of sincere and steadfast fixity of purpose.
Commitment: the act of binding yourself, intellectually or emotionally, to a definite course of action.
Let me ask you this simple but profound questions if you would permit me to do so. What are you doing with your Life? Would you say you are living your dream? Or are you living from hand to mouth, making the best of things, just getting to the next week – what we might call: existing rather than living?
If you are living your dream, then well done, you are truly on the road to success. If you are not living your dream – or even if you have no dream at present – then do not despair because these articles were written just for you. I’m going to help you to find your dream, develop it and then to actually achieve it!
To live a truly successful life, you do need to first have a dream. As Carl Sandburg, American historian, poet and novelist put it, “nothing happens unless first a dream“.
If you think about it, nothing at all now exists within our experience of physical reality that did not first exist in the mind of the person who made it or brought it into being. In all cases, everything is created twice: the physical creation follows the mental creation.
To succeed, you must have a dream, or you may prefer to call it a vision – and you must completely commit yourself to its ultimate fulfilment – that is the essence of the mental creation.
Here is one of the real secrets of success: you should dream big dreams, because you can have anything you want! Read that statement again and let it really sink in because it is true that you can have anything you want.
You can be anything you want to be, and you can do anything you want to do. This may at first seem self-indulgent, but remember, your deepest desires were implanted long in you before you were even born.
What does it mean: to commit yourself to your dream? To illustrate, let me tell you a little story about an man named Charles Lindbergh. You know, of course who he was right? Don’t worry if you haven’t heard of him I didn’t only to recently when I started my journey of going for my purpose. He was the first person to fly the Atlantic solo – non-stop all the way to Paris. An incredible feat which he eventually accomplished in May 1927.
He used to dream of flying the Atlantic during his long-haul flights delivering mail. Once he had imagined the possibility of being the first person to do this, he completely committed himself to its achievement overcoming all kinds of set-backs. He did not allow the negative opinions of the doubters who surrounded him to influence his resolve.
When he was unable to purchase the single aircraft in existence that he calculated would be capable of making that momentous journey, he had his own air plane designed and built. He didn’t have the money, but he got a group of St Louis businessmen to sponsor him – that’s why the plane was called The Spirit of St Louis – now that’s commitment!
Once you have your dream. you too need to demonstrate that kind of resolve and let me tell you plainly you are capable of it! I know you are.
It requires you to take actions that are congruent with your wishes in order to translate them into reality, but the first step is to have that dream, your own dream, not anyone else’s ideas about what is best for you in life and then absolutely commit yourself to its achievement.
Thank you so much for taking out the time to read my latest article on the 7 Powerful Keys To Success. If you loved what you just read then your more than welcome to checkout the continuation on the 7 Power Keys To Success on my next post which is all about Developing An Open Mind
Named Top Global Marketing Expert by Huffington post and She Inspires Her. Rachael Aprill Phillips is the CEO and Founder of Rachael Academy.The online platforms that helps entrepreneurs and small business owners to launch, run and grow highly successful businesses.Your also more than welcome to send me a message