Many of you dream of riches, wealth and a comfortable life. Still, are you willing to put in the work to achieve that comfort? Would you do all that is necessary? That’s a question you have to answer first. If you are not willing to sacrifice something, then try to be happy with where you are now. For as the idiom goes you can’t have your cake and eat it too.
If you are willing to sweat, bleed and possibly give up something you like then you at least have the mindset of those who have achieved success, like Peter J. Burns III. Still has important as the right mindset is, you still need to avail yourself of some things and take steps once you have them. People like Peter J. Burns III first got as much knowledge as possible about their field of endeavor. There is no way around this if you want to step into the field of entrepreneurship, you first have to do some studying. Now don’t start groaning as you start bringing up dreadful memories of school, this is a necessary step. Plus, as most of you know when you are striving for a goal you want, everything you do in regards to that goal seems that bit easier once you remember what it is you are working towards. That leads to the next thing you need. Visualization.
Peter J. Burns III had in his mind long before he achieved it where he wanted to reach. In the same way, you need to think about the goal you want and how you are going to get it and what you do once you do get it. This is not about pointless dreams or the kind you have in the middle of the day when your mind drifts off while you are at your mundane desk job. This is an active visualization of the task and recognizing the time and effort you need to put in to get to that goal. The work you do in your mind may not be tangible to you at first like the work you actually do with your hands but it is important. Peter J. Burns III realized that inception is like the seed of the giant Sequoia tree, but he didn’t just stop with the initial thought. Peter J. Burns 3 went on and built on that first thought till he had in his mind a detailed plan of his business and what it will do. The same goes for you. You need to sit and think it through thoroughly. Even thinking of the goal once you dream will help, because then your subconscious mind will find solutions to problems that you may be stuck on. When you have that solid dream all planned out in your head and a detailed view of what it will be then the work you have to put in to get it will seem much easier.
Now of course, whatever your dream is you don’t need to leave your 9 to 5 job right away to do it. You can still continue to work and put in the groundwork for achieving that goal. If the goal is that of being a writer then you simply need to put in the time from 5 to 9, in other words, while you are not at work. Yes, that may mean sacrificing certain pleasures, but if you want to achieve success like Peter J. Burns III you need to put in the time. It is the time put in that will get you your goals, not grand dreams. For Peter J.Burns 3 success did not come overnight, so don’t expect that it will for you either.
Lastly don’t ever get comfortable with mediocre success. They are simply milestones on your journey to that goal of being the owner of the next global super business, or any other dream. Far too often people forget what it is they were striving for and get sidetracked, remain focused. Have the steely determination and focus of Peter J. Burns III and keep your eyes on the prize. There will be times you will lose your way, times you will fall, and even times you have been set back but, if you keep your goal at the forefront of your mind and keep hammering away you will achieve that goal or build that business you want.