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Do What You Believe In
How do you do what you believe in? This is where all success books are silent, and rightly so.
There is no book written that details how to achieve your dream. Only you can write the book after you figure it out.
Dreams are completely different from careers. Most careers are well defined. A dream, however, is uniquely yours. You are the only one who can define your dream. You are the only one who can build your dream. Without you, your dream is not possible. No one else can build your dream.
What is needed is a vision, some form of plan, and some courage. You will find the resources you need along the way. The resources that will help are specific to your dream, such as how to master photography, how to open a restaurant, how to become a writer, and so on. These are the right resources to invest in.
The most important thing is to start.
To Start We Must Begin
This is how people move mountains and turn dreams into reality. They begin. The moment you begin, you can say "I am living my dream. I am doing what I believe in."
Your first step can be as simple as writing your dream on paper. Big things start small. Then do the next thing. Then the next.
Have a vision, begin, and build day by day. This is success.
There Are No Success Secrets
There are no success secrets. There is just your dream. Your dream is your success. That's the secret.
What about all the keys to success? The secret to success? The pillars of success? The books, websites, and seminars? What about positive thinking?
Positive thinking won't make you successful. It will make you more positive. And, people will be less likely to avoid you. Success books can be helpful, but they won’t make you successful. Or, maybe I haven’t found the right book (but I highly doubt it).
Then what good are success books? Many people, including me, buy books about success because they are not sure what to do. They want to be successful, but they don't know how. They don't know where to start. They know they aren’t living up to their potential. They feel like they are making little progress after a long time. They have discovered that there is more to life. They are looking for something that is missing. They are looking for a breakthrough. They need some hope.
In these cases, success books are like coaches who help you through the hard times. They tell you to hang in there. They tell you success stories. They give you mental tips to overcome doubt.
But success books are nothing without your dream. If you have a vision, then go for it. Success books, websites, and seminars are not required. Your dream is your success. That's the secret.
Success books are really skills books. They can help with the common problems anyone will experience along the journey. But success teaching can't turn a dream that doesn't quite work into a success. That would be a miracle. Another success book won’t fix it.
Success is about following your dreams, having a clear vision, and taking specific action towards making it happen. Your dream is your success.
It is a powerful experience for any human being to be able to say "I am living my dreams. I am doing what I believe in." Aren't we living our dream the moment we choose to pursue it?
There is a second part to following your dream and doing what you believe in. But I will leave that for next week.
To your success!
"No one can compete with you on being you, and most of life is a search for who and what needs you the most." —Naval Ravikant
What is your dream?
My dream is to write small but powerful books that simplify success, and plant them like seeds.
My first book is "How to Build a Foundation for your Dreams." You can read it FREE at www.jamesonsuccess.com/books.
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