“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.” — Leonardo da Vinci
Ever wake up and wondered what happened to your life? Ever had a moment when you thought you finally had enough. But then a day goes by, then a month, then a year … and nothing changes? We all have.
You sit and watch as people excel in one or more areas of their lives while you languish. They don’t appear to have anything special. They aren’t super-smart, no rich parents, and nothing remarkable on the surface.
So why is it that some people have the Midas touch and you don’t? More importantly, what can you do to get it?
The simple answer.
Step 1. Read these seven books in order.
Step 2. Follow their advice.
Book one: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck
Every change, every journey begins with the first step. Without a willingness to change, you won’t. And most times, being willing won’t take you anywhere if you don’t believe you can.
It takes courage to act when you don’t believe. But to find that belief, that’s what you’ll need to do.
Mindset will give you that courage.
Book two: Find Your Why by Simon Sinek
“We buy things we don’t need with money we don’t have to impress people we don’t like.” — Dave Ramsey
Courage will only take you so far without a purpose.
For many, it’s easy to get lost in the trees of life. You watch those in front of you. You listen to your parents, friends, teachers, and managers. All the while, you’re copying someone else with no real reason for your actions. You’re just following the crowd, doing what you think you’re supposed to do.
If you know what you want, great. But you won’t want to miss the opportunity to reflect on your reasons and motivation.
For most though, you still don’t know why you’re stuck in the same job you hate, struggling to buy things you don’t need, to impress people you don’t like.
Find your why. Give yourself clarity.
Book three: The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson
Most people spend their lives treading water. You could be living paycheck to paycheck. Or you might find yourself one step away from a broken relationship or divorce. Maybe your health is suffering.
You sort of know what to do.
The problem is…
you never get around to doing it. At least most of the time.
When your back is up against the wall, when the house of cards crashes down, you sometimes muster the moxie to act. But sooner or later, your old habits emerge. You procrastinate. You put things off. You tell yourself tomorrow. And like in the musical Annie, tomorrow never comes.
The Slight Edge will give you the power to act.
“Luck is when that constancy of preparedness eventually creates opportunity.” — Jeff Olson
Book Four: The One Thing by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan
So you finally find your moxie. You’re ready to act. You put all your cards on the table.
And then put some more.
You try to hatch a plan, but…
the cards are overwhelming. There’s so much to do and so little time. You get paralysis through analysis. Two choices divide into four, and then to eight.
In no time, you’ve got an infinitely long to-do list and a schedule packed the brim.
You make an effort, but you make no progress. You get confused, burned out. Eventually, you give up. If only things were more simple.
The One Thing will simplify your life.
Book Five: The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason
Maybe you’re a saint. You give everything away. You give your money, your time, your body, and your mind.
Or maybe you just use it all.
Regardless of the reason, you’re always left holding an empty bag of nothing. There has to be a better way. And you know there is.
Isn’t it time you find it?
Here’s your not so secret formula.
Book Six: Mini Habits: Smaller Habits, Bigger Results by Stephen Guise
Sometimes you’re so tired and defeated that acting on one thing feels monumental.
The solution is …
Remove the obstacles. Make the threshold so low it feels easier to do than not to do.
And then do it again.
Don’t let up. Don’t quit. Do it every day until it becomes a habit.
Mini Habits will show you how.
Book Seven: The Miracle Morning: by Hal Elrod
“You do not rise to the level of your goals. You fall to the level of your systems. “— James Clear
Sick of making goals and never reaching them?
You think you’ve finally come to the end of the journey, but something’s missing. Each time you go through your list of what to do and how to do it, it still never gets done.
You’ve read all the books on goal setting, but the only thing you end up doing is making more goals.
No matter how hard you try, there’s never enough time in the day.
Miracle Morning will give you that time.
Now it’s time to act.
Start by picking up the first book. Schedule it on your calendar. You’ve got the answer. Now put it all together, and follow through.
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