Second Step to Success – Your WHY

Friedrich Nietzsche said: “He who has a Why to live for, can bear almost any How.”

Jim Rohn said: “If the WHY is big enough the HOW becomes easy.

Both mean the same thing. We need a strong WHY, a strong drive that will cary us past hurdles and obstacles.

So now that you’ve hopefully become clearer on WHAT you truly want to do with your life; who you want to become I suggest you continue your journal by writing down all the reasons WHY you want what you want.

Only when you are clear on the WHAT and the WHY will you be able to really get there. It is not your will alone that will move you towards your dreams. It is your burning desire and your passion that will keep you moving continuously even when the going is tough at times.

If you need help I recommend you consider getting yourself some coaching or join our Mastermind Focus Group. Both will help you immensely and will make sure you stay on track.

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Meet Napoleon Hill

Do you know the classic “Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill?

It is the most read book on success until today. THE book on success and it was written because he was challenged by the great Andrew Carnegie (Steel magnate who donated most public libraries in the US, had Carnegie Hall build and much, much more).

In this video you will actually meet Mr. Hill as he talks about how he made the commitment to devote 20 years of his life to study success:

A full chapter of the book is dedicated to the concept of the MASTERMIND. In my eyes (and in his) mastermind groups or partnerships are extremely powerful, actually there is almost no over Achiever that has not had a mastermind partner in some way or other.

It is also one of the most mis-used words in today’s coaching and mentoring environment. To make sure you understand the concept fully – in the way it was meant to be – I will give you the chapter of Napoleon Hills book that talks about the concept of the Mastermind as my gift. Just add your name and email in the box underneath and the Mastermind Chapter of Napoleon Hill’s classic will be on the way to you.

F*R*E*E Chapter of “Think and Grow Rich”

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Enjoy it and if you are interested to join a true mastermind group (small group of like minded success seekers) get in touch with me. The TO BE Mastermind is our most exclusive group which rarely has openings. You can become a member only after having gone through a pre-qualification process because masterminding means commitment to your success and that of the group.

You deserve the success you desire. If you believe that 2011 is your year to succeed join our next Mastermind Focus Group now. You will start with a one on one pre-meeting to find out if masterminding is for you. If it is not, you will get a prompt refund. If it is for you, you will join a group of like minded success seekers that work together  and hold each other accountable in order to truly live their dreams.

Return from Mastermind Cruise

First of all let me appologize for having been gone for so long. As most of you know I was in the US and Canada, actually I was on a Mastermind Cruise in Alaska with some great people like Liz Lynn, Warren Whitlock, and last but definitely not least Coach Carter (the real one!).

Having Alaskan King Crab with Coach Carter

The nature was just simply amazing. We saw whales, seals, and lots of icebergs and I learned a lot about the gold diggers. We are so soft today compared to what hardships they had to go through in the “good, old days”.

They actually dragged a full years supply across the Rockies – pretty unbelievable and no wonder so many did not make it. You had to burn your bridges and be seriously committed to your future to survive those tracks. Made me think…

Skagway Brothel

I loved every minute of this trip – be it on board or during the excursions – and could easily have stayed on.


Mastermind as a tool for transformation

“Masterminding allows us to lean on each other and live our life with more efficiency and clarity of purpose. It provides us with tools for self-discovery, growth and transformation.”

Anyone with goals needs a Mastermind group to bounce back ideas, brainstorm, and to be accountable. You can join our Mastermind Focus Group or you can start one of your own locally with faculty members, colleagues, associates, or like minded people. Unsually you meet once a week for 1-2 hours, depending on what you have agreed on. Make sure that your mastermind group consists only of committed people who really want to get better results and who are willing to share their knowledge and experience.

Make sure you have clear objectives when you join a Mastermind group and find out what the objectives of the group are. Network with the other members and be willing to shre your network.  Everything that is said during the Mastermind meeting – whether on- or offline – has to be confidential. Be a giver and give with pleasure. Offer your services and provide advice and leadership. Participate actively in the group, stay open to new ideas and be friendly.

You are as responsible as any other member to make your mastermind group a success!

Remember, you are 8 times more likely to succeed when being held accountable.

Join our Mastermind to Abundance and Fulfillment

TRUTH is supposed to be objective and verifiable. It reflects present circumstances so may I ask you, is your present situation desirable? Is it what you have wanted it to be?

For many it is not. They have lack of love, lack of money, lack of freedom, lack of …

But does “this truth” have to stay the same forever?

NO, it doesn’t!!!

Things can change because we can change.

Ask yourself where you could be in 3 months, 6 months, even 12 months from now if you would change the way you do things. What will your truth be then?

There are only two ways you can get different results

  1. Do different things
  1. Do things differently

Makes sense, doesn’t it? Because if you continue to do what you have done until now, you will continue to get the results you have until now.

So, if you want to know how to do different things or do things differently join our True Mastermind group and move forward in the most direct line possible. Together we will take a new path to freedom and fulfillment – be in in love or in financial abundance.

You can do it alone and struggle, maybe struggle for many years or we can do it TOGETHER. What do you think will be faster? I think it was Tony Robbins who said T.E.A.M. means Together Each Achieves Mircacle.

Join our Mastermind now and let’s achieve miracles for each other and with each other!

Why Accountability Let’s You Reach Goals

We’ve all heard the word “Accountability” used around achieving goals. Why is that? Is it really that important? Can’t we just do it on our own?

Maybe we could but it’s 8 times more likely that we achieve what we set out to do when we are truly accountable – not only to ourselves. Think back to all the goals you’ve ever set – from the small and short term ones to the biggies. Which goals did you achieve and which didn’t you?

Let’s make a test. Make a list of at least ten goals you remember setting and mark it with a + if you achieved it or a – if you didn’t. This may help you see that most met goals were accomplished with the help of others. Maybe even unintentionally you recruited your spouse, children, parents, a friend or a colleague.

However it happened, fact is, when you have a partner that holds you accountable on doing what you set out to do, you have a much better chance at realizing that goal or project. Without accountability, most people are likely to quit when the going gets tough, or they simply decide it’s not worth the hassle because they forgot why it was so important to them when they set out to do it.

Accountability helps you become clear on exactly what you want, when you want it, and why you want it. That by itself is missing in most people’s goal setting. And when you have at least one accountability partner, who knows what you are aiming for and supports your ideas, you are 8 times more likely to get to the finish line.

While we are usually ok with admitting defeat to ourselves, we don’t like having to admit defeat to others. Accountability works so well because we share our intentions and therefore make them more real to us too. When we share our goals we take responsibility and ownership for them which automatically gives us a more focused drive towards reaching them.

Simply by communicating our plan with others it forces us, like little else does, to truly commit. When we work in a group or team environment using the Mastermind principles, we know we will be asked about our progress. We know our accountability partners will be interested in the entire process of going from where we are today to where we want to go. You almost have no choice but to commit at this stage!

So to summon up: The best way to stay accountable and go from unmet to met goals and dreams is to bring at least one other person into the game like a professional coach or a good Mastermind group.

Just make sure your accountability partner/s will really stretch and challenge you to keep your commitment to yourself – because that is what it is – a commitment to yourself!

I personally love being part of a good Mastermind group because when we weaken in our resolve, there are several that will catch you and help you across the “slippery” patch until you will feel secure and clear again.

K.I.S.S – Goals by Zig Ziglar

K.I.S.S.  – When I started my sales career, one of the first things we were taught was to “Keep It Simple, Salesman.” Communicate in such a way that your message is unmistakably clear. If the message is not clear, the prospect ends up confused and confused people seldom take action.

This advice can be followed in any field of endeavor. For example, in marathon running today we utilize sports psychologists, computerized training regimens, and running shoes that are “state-of-the-art.” Perhaps all of that is necessary if you want to win the big race. I’m not denying that these things help, but Toshihiko Seko didn’t need them to win the Boston Marathon.

I was tremendously impressed a dozen years ago when Toshihiko Seko won the Boston Marathon. His training program was simplicity itself and Toshihiko explained it with twelve words: “I run ten kilometers in the morning and twenty in the evening.” At this point you probably think, “There’s a catch!” But this plan enabled him to outrun the world’s greatest, fastest, most gifted runners. When Seko was told that his plan seemed too simple when compared to that of other marathoners, he replied, “The plan is simple, but I do it every single day, 365 days a year.”

It is my conviction that most people fail to reach their goals not because their plans are too simple or too complicated. Most people don’t reach their goals because they’re not committed and willing to follow their own plans.

Many of our goals do not require detailed plans, but all of them require that we must follow the plan we have. Seko’s plan was effective because he followed it every day. You can’t get more simple than that! Follow Seko’s example, make certain your plan to reach your goal is simple, then follow it carefully. Be accountable to yourself and I’ll SEE YOU AT THE TOP!
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Interested in holding yourself accountable for achieving your goals? Why not join our Mastermind Group and become 8 times more likely to reach your goals?

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Goals By Zig Ziglar

K.I.S.S. When I started my sales career, one of the first things we were taught was to “Keep It Simple, Salesman.” Communicate in such a way that your message is unmistakably clear. If the message is not clear, the prospect ends up confused and confused people seldom take action.

This advice can be followed in any field of endeavor. For example, in marathon running today we utilize sports psychologists, computerized training regimens, and running shoes that are “state-of-the-art.” Perhaps all of that is necessary if you want to win the big race. I’m not denying that these things help, but Toshihiko Seko didn’t need them to win the Boston Marathon.

I was tremendously impressed a dozen years ago when Toshihiko Seko won the Boston Marathon. His training program was simplicity itself and Toshihiko explained it with twelve words: “I run ten kilometers in the morning and twenty in the evening.” At this point you probably think, “There’s a catch!” But this plan enabled him to outrun the world’s greatest, fastest, most gifted runners. When Seko was told that his plan seemed too simple when compared to that of other marathoners, he replied, “The plan is simple, but I do it every single day, 365 days a year.”

It is my conviction that most people fail to reach their goals not because their plans are too simple or too complicated. Most people don’t reach their goals because they’re not committed and willing to follow their own plans.

Many of our goals do not require detailed plans, but all of them require that we must follow the plan we have. Seko’s plan was effective because he followed it every day. You can’t get more simple than that! Follow Seko’s example, make certain your plan to reach your goal is simple, then follow it carefully. Be accountable to yourself and I’ll SEE YOU AT THE TOP!
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Zig Ziglar offers a weekly newsletter filled with more of his inspiring stories as well as practical ideas to help you in the areas of sales, marketing, customer service, and related topics. You can subscribe to the Zig Ziglar Newsletter by going to www.zigziglar.com.

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-Interested in holding yourself accountable for achieving your goals? Why not share them here — be sure to include steps you’re planning to take to accomplish them.

Do you want more Success?

Everyone has at least One but many (if not most) never go for their dream. They are not really committed to achieving their dream and have given up.

Some will start on the path to achieving their dream, but get discouraged by the lack of support from their  friends, family, teammates, colleagues etc. because they tell them, their dream is crazy, impossible to reach, or just not for them. Consequently they abandon their dreams and settle for mediocrity

Others actually begin the journey only to have distractions get in their way…. and they too give up.

All these people are willing to settle for “good enough,” however good enough never is. There will always be that nagging doubt in your mind asking you “What if…?” There has to be more to this life than just good enough!

And then there are the dreamers

who are willing to do whatever it takes to achieve their dreams.

Having dreams is important:

  • Without them you will not strive to get anywhere!
  • They provide you with the passion you need to reach your goals
  • They give you hope and direction
  • They help you be disciplined

Discipline is important if we want to achieve more in life. Discipline means doing the right things at the right time and for the right reasons. Sounds easy but we all know it isn’t always that easy. What is easy, is to get distracted and lose precious time and focus. That is why we need to be accountable – for our action and our in-actions. One of the most powerful success concepts is the Mastermind Principle which the famous author Napoleon Hill in the all time classic “Think and Grow Rich” dedicated a whole chapter too. For good reason.

Let me just recap the essentials:

The “Master Mind” may be defined as “coordination of knowledge and effort, in a spirit of harmony, between two or more people, for the attainment of a definite purpose. No two minds ever come together without, thereby, creating a third, invisible, intangible force which may be likened to a third mind.” – Napoleon Hill

It has been scientifically proven that by joining or creating a Mastermind group you are 8 times more likely to succeed!

8 times more!!!

Why? Because you will be accountable to your mastermind partners and of course, to yourself.  By helping and supporting each other, each member achieves more! It’s an amazing concept and proven to work. There are thousands of examples in history and around today’s Top Achievers. Nobody achieves extreme success by her or himself.

Who belongs to your Mastermind group?

Who are you accountable to?

Who supports you?

Join me and other like minded individuals on our journey to truly live our dreams!

Remember what Nike says: “Just do it!” And do it NOW.

Be blessed

Barbara

Mastermind to Success – Take the Opportunity NOW

Masterminding allows us to lean on each other and live our life with efficiency and clarity of purpose. It provides us with tools for self-discovery, growth and transformation.

The concept of the Mastermind was formally introduced by Napoleon Hill in the early 1900’s through his book “Think and Grow Rich” It is an extremely powerful concept that has been somewhat diluted and misused in business and personal development circles in the last few years. Let me explain what a real Mastermind group is and how it works.

In a true Mastermind group you will find synergy, commitment, and support.  The beauty of Masterminds is that participants raise the bar by challenging each other to create and implement goals, to brainstorm ideas, and to support each other with integrity, respect and compassion.  Members of our Mastermind groups hold each other accountable and act as catalysts for growth, devil’s advocates and supportive colleagues!

In his timeless classic, “Think And Grow Rich” Napoleon Hill  wrote about the Mastermind principle as:

“The coordination of knowledge and effort of two or more people, who work toward a definite purpose, in the spirit of harmony.”

He continues …

“No two minds ever come together without thereby creating a third, invisible intangible force, which may be likened to a third mind.”

In a Mastermind Group, the agenda belongs to the group, and each person’s participation is key to it’s success.  Your peers give you feedback, help you brainstorm new possibilities, and set up accountability structures that keep you focused and on track. You create a community of supportive colleagues who brainstorm together to move the group and each of its participants to new heights.

You’ll gain tremendous insights, which can improve your business and your personal life. Your MasterMind Group is like having a objective board of directors (something you will not find too often in business 🙂

What will you gain from being part of a true Mastermind group?

  • Experience, skills and confidence
  • Real progress in your business and personal life
  • An instant and invaluable support network
  • A sense of shared endeavor – there are others out there!
  • Design things to be the way you want them to be, not as people say they “should” be
  • accountability and a stronger commitment to the outcome you desire

Who should participate?

People who:

  • still have dreams and goals they want to achieve
  • have the desire to make this year extraordinary
  • want a supportive team of Mastermind partners
  • who are willing to work with others
  • want to reach or exceed their goals
  • are ready to overcome their fears and doubts
  • want to move our of their comfort zone and into an empowered life

How does it work?

–  We meet online on a weekly basis for about 1 hour

–  We have a special message board only for our group

– Our group is intimate and small – maximum 12 active members

Attention! The TO BE Mastermind group is by inviation only. We start the Mastermind together. anyone can join for the first few weeks while the group is forming. After one month the group decides by majorty vote who will continue. That way we make sure group members are compatible and commited.

Special Bonus: You get access to the Success Cycle weekly Gold Membership (47$ value per month)

It has been scientifically proven that it is 7 times more likely

that you stay on track  when you are accountable!!!

If you want to succeed

If you want to succeed faster

If you want to succeed faster in life

If you want to succeed faster in life and in business

JOIN the TO BE Mastermind Group NOW!

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