WOW!! The craziest year in history is almost done and dusted. Time flies when you are having fun!
Here is something from Brian Tracy that is very appropriate at this time:
A Special Kind of Courage
There are several different aspects of courage. Perhaps the most important is the courage to endure, to persist, to “hang in there” in the face of doubt, uncertainty and criticism from others.
Practice Patience in Adversity
This is called “courageous patience,” the willingness and the ability to “stay the course” in the face of uncertainty, doubt and often criticism from many quarters.
Stay the Course
In my experience, there is a critical time period between the launching of a new venture and the results that come from that venture. During this hiatus, this waiting period, many people lose their nerve. They cannot stand the suspense of not knowing, of possible failure. They break and run in battle, they quake and quit in business.
The True Leader
But the true leader is the person who can stand firm, who refuses to consider the possibility of failure. The turning points of many key moments in human history have been the resolution, or lack thereof, of one person. Courageous patience is the acid test of leadership.
To encourage others, to instil confidence in them, to help them to perform at their best requires first of all that you lead by example.
Allow Honest Mistakes
The second thing you can do to help alleviate the fears of failure and rejection in others is to encourage them to take calculated risks and allow honest mistakes.
Build People Up
Give the people who look up to you regular praise and approval. Celebrate good tries as well as success, large and small. Create a psychological climate where people feel safe from censure, blame or criticism of any kind. Then do things that make people feel terrific about themselves.
Courage comes from acting courageously on a day-to-day basis. Your personal development goal should be to practice the behaviours of a totally fearless person until you become, in your own mind, unstoppable.
Here are two ways for you to develop courageous patience.
First, prepare yourself in advance for the inevitable disappointments and setbacks you will experience on the way to your goal. Don’t be surprised when they occur.
Second, resolve in advance that you will bounce rather than break and continually encourage others to think and act the same way.
Paul J Meyer of Success Motivation Institute said: “never give mental recognition to the possibility of defeat”.
That means that you need to form a clear mental picture in your mind of what you want. Focus on it continually as though it is already in place.
Use affirmations to develop the ideal mindset to help you achieve the things you want. Here is an awesome affirmation from Bob Proctor: “I am so happy and grateful now that money comes to me in increasing quantities through multiple sources on a continual basis”.
To me, the key here is “multiple sources”. The best way to develop multiple sources of income is to build a Network Marketing business. NO, not a pyramid scheme! Network Marketing is a legitimate and legal way of doing business that is taught at Harvard University.
One of the great NWM companies is Mannatech who manufacture the finest nutritional products available. Mannatech is traded on the New York Stock Exchange, they have been around for over 25 years and more than 140 patents have been issued to them. They are in more than 25 countries worldwide and that is growing.
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Have an awesome November!