Don’t Give Up on Your Dream!
Recently, I attended a class Bob Proctor taught. Bob Proctor is the author of “You Were Born Rich” and is in the famed movie “The Secret”. Bob is now in his 80’s and he is still teaching how to be successful through transformational principles.
According to Bob there are two things one needs to know to create wealth. Number one, where you are now, and number two know where you want to go and to start moving in that direction.
This sounds simple but it’s where many people get stuck. Fear plays a key role – as I spoke about a few weeks back. Fear is going to be a companion along the way to a life we have never lived before. Fear is just letting us know that we are at the border of our current life.
Most of us are familiar with the movie “Rocky” but do you know the story behind the success of “Rocky”? Sylvester Stallone was a no-name in Hollywood when he wrote “Rocky”. In his mind, he is Rocky. Stallone thinks it’s his story of rising to fame and he wants to play Rocky. He’s shopping the script around Hollywood at a time when he only had $106 to his name. Stallone was offered $50,000 for the script but he wouldn’t get to play Rocky. The offer keeps going up until they finally offer him $300,000. This was around 1976, $300,00 then is equivalent to about $1,000,000 today. He turned the offer down because his dream was to play Rocky. Think of the courage and commitment to his dream that it took to turn down $300,000 when he only had $106. Stallone went on to star in Rocky and four sequels which have grossed over a billion in the box office.
Our tendency is think successful people have something we don’t possess. This is not true. We were all born with individual gifts. We all have 24 hours in a day. It’s what you decide to do with your time that makes the difference.
Napoleon Hill in “Think and Grow Rich” wrote, “ Behind this demand for new and better things (your dream) there is one quality one must possess to win and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants and a burning desire to possess it. To accomplish this requires practical dreamers who can and will put their dreams into action.
If you took the five question test for your dream from last week’s newsletter and you got a YES, then don’t give up. Just because you can’t see how you will get there doesn’t mean there isn’t a way. All you need is one idea to get you moving – act on that idea and another idea will come to you. Act on that idea and another will come to you, keep moving forward in this manner and you will get the results you want.
Napoleon Hill believed that the mind that can think of an idea and has a true burning desire for it, also has the ability to bring it into reality.
As Nelson Mandela said, “It always seems impossible until its done.”
Don’t give up on your dream. You can achieve it and you deserve it.
If you can dream it, you can live it.
Live your dream,
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