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What Are You Waiting For?
It's the new millenium. Are you ready to finally realize your dream? I'm talking about the desire that you carry deep down inside of you that you attribute to some adolescent fancy. It's the dream that isn't practical and can't possible be fulfilled. Well, it is possible to fulfill it and the time to do so is now.
All The Reasons Why
Many of us think we have very sound reasons why we can't achieve our dreams. However, when you look at them more closely, you'll find that they don't hold up to the light of scrutiny.
Follow These Steps
The first step to realizing your dream is to identify the full scope of what it is that you want. For example, if you want to achieve greater success in your career, what does that mean? Does it mean becoming a department head, does it mean going out on your own, does it mean moving into a different aspect of your industry or does it mean changing careers altogether? If you haven't identified what your goal really is, you will never be able to attain it.
The next step is to decide that some how, some way you are going to attain your dream. Feel the strength of the conviction inside of you that regardless of what happens, you will not be moved from this decision.
Then pay attention to the ideas that come to you about how to move toward your goal. Be careful not to discount these ideas as being dumb or implausible. Very often the seemingly ridiculous ideas are the ones we need to follow to achieve success.
Take steps that move you in the direction of your goal. Sometimes you will take big steps; sometimes you can only take small steps. The size of the step doesn't matter. What is important is that you continue to take action. If you get sidetracked, don't waste time and energy condemning yourself. Just get back on track and continue to move forward.
Envision in your mind how wonderful it will feel to achieve your goal. Play this scene often with you starring in the leading role. This will provide you with the motivation and the spark of enthusiasm to keep trying even after you experience setbacks or challenges.
You can have what you want in life. You do have what it takes to achieve your dream. Stop thinking about why you can't have it and start envisioning what it will be like when you do have it. This is your life - what are you waiting for? The time to realize your dream is NOW!
About The Author
Della Menechella is a speaker, author, and trainer who inspires people to achieve greater success from the inside out. She is a contributing author to Thriving in the Midst of Change and the author of the videotape The Twelve Commandments of Goal Setting. She can be reached at email@example.com. Subscribe to free Peak Performance Pointers e-zine - send blank e-mail to mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org.
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