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Success Takes More Effort and Time Than You Think

Again, success takes more effort and time than you think

Big objectives.
You have big plans for your life.
Any major success you desire…

Success will most likely take more effort and time than you think when you begin the journey.

It’s simply human nature.

We have a great idea about something we want to be, do, or have, and it captures our minds and emotions. The honeymoon period is fantastic. Daydreaming and strategizing about your exciting new idea and the world of possibilities that will open up once you achieve this new goal.

You’re fired up and ready to take on the world.

I’m sorry to say that if you’re new to this game, you have a mountain ahead of you. And no one has ever climbed a mountain quickly and easily.

Sure, from a distance, the mountain may not appear to be that large. When viewed from a distance, the mountain appears to have relatively smooth terrain and a manageable grade. You sprint to your starting point with zeal.

That is when the work begins, and within a short period of time, the reality of the difficulty and struggle that awaits you begins to sink in. MOST people do not make it far enough up the mountain to become emotionally invested in the journey. They leave early enough that the pain of investment isn’t too severe. The pain of quitting isn’t severe enough. Again, success takes more effort and time than you think.

However, if the prize at the top of your mountain is something you REALLY want… If you have enough reasons to get there (and not quit), your first mission becomes the “investment phase.”

You must expend enough blood, sweat, and tears to the point where turning around and quitting is more painful than continuing.

When you reach this point, you have a completely different outlook on life. The struggle continues, but in a different form. During your struggle, you experience a sense of peace and “knowing.” You know you’ll get there… you just don’t know how long it will take. But it almost doesn’t matter because the cost is no longer accounted for. You are solely concerned with the journey.

This is a simple metaphor, but it applies to anything in life.
Make it a point to be the type of person who dreams big, has big visions, and gives yourself permission to set big goals.

Then, make SURE you stick with it long enough that turning back is no longer an option.

Despite the fact that reaching your peak will most likely take far longer than you anticipate. For you to reach your goals, remember, success takes more effort and time for you to reach the top of the peak.

if you want to do more than just grasp at a goal, consider downloading our audiobook, Focus and Clarity: 8 Secrets for Living a Meaningful and Purpose-Driven Life.

In this audiobook, you’ll learn tips that will enable you to enhance focus and have clarity in your daily work. You will learn that procrastination experts have discovered that one of the reasons people waste time on a task is when they cannot understand its purpose.

Listening to this audiobook, you will discover how to start a journey with clarity by having the end in mind. You will learn you can increase your chances of achieving success in life when you have something specific you are thinking about. If you want to live life with focus and clarity, you need to start with the end in mind.

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