Have you ever wondered why some people are successful over and over again, while other people just can’t seem to catch a break?
You can take two people; give them the same skills, the same opportunities and ensure that everything is equal between them, and one person might succeed while the other fails.
One person sees that someone they know or admire is becoming successful by doing A, B and C, so they will try to replicate that person’s results by also doing A, B and C. But does that guarantee that they will have the same success? Almost never; so, what is the difference?
What is the ultimate factor that determines whether or not a person is successful?
Your mindset may be the most important asset that you have and the way that you look at the world is going to influence many things in your life.
A mindset can also be thought of as a window that you see the world through, a paradigm or the attitudes that you have.
You could almost argue that if you had the right mindset you would be successful even if all of the other factors were dead set against you.
Of course, that is not exactly the case because your mindset determines how and if you see opportunities when they come along.
Think of it sort of like mining coal. Once you can dig down deep and find out what your current mindset is you’ll be able to change it. But the hard part is getting past all those defenses and convincing yourself that you not only have the power to change your attitudes, but that you have the responsibility as well, to yourself and to those who are trying to help you be successful.
There are a few things that you want to understand about mindsets so that you can have the best chance possible of changing yours and avoiding the pitfalls that plagued so many other people on this path.
I will discuss a few things in a future post…