The other day a prospect had asked me why have I been so successful with my Network Marketing Global business. I quickly thought about it & replied ‘when I started I decided that failure was not an option’. I made a commitment that I was going to succeed.
“Resolution is the directing and impelling force in individual progress. Without it no substantial work can be accomplished.” – Above Life’s Turmoil
The esteemed philosopher Goethe wrote, “Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness.” There are so many people who have joined my business & have quit, that could have made their lives better if only they made the decision (resolution) to pursue the business like I have. Whether it’s fear, doubt or some other insecurity that holds us back, these missed opportunities keep us from living the life of our dreams. I see too many good talented people in our industry make decisions that continue to hurt them year after year. Sure they have some good “runs” make some money but they always seem to be rebuilding a new business. Why is that? It’s start with the basic idea of what I am sharing with you in this post.
In 711 a North African warrior, whose army was backed up to the Mediterranean Sea, gave the unthinkable order to his men to “burn your boats,” thus taking away his army’s only means of escape. Faced with certain death unless they were victorious, his army routed their opponents even though they were outnumbered five to one. When we are likewise resolved, we too can conquer all the obstacles in our path.
Don’t worry about “how-to-do-it.” One of my early mistakes was trying to figure out how I was going to do something before I’d get committed to do it. Now I think about all of the great inventions of our time, and I wonder if we’d have any of them if the inventor had waited to make his commitment until he knew how he was going to do it. Making the decision (the resolution) to do it is the most important part of any undertaking. As W.H. Murray wrote, “Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!”
If you don’t feel like you have enough information to make a decision, then by all means, get the information. But don’t put off getting the information as a means to put off making the decision. And don’t think you have to have ALL the information that’s available — you only need ENOUGH to fully evaluate and decide. “Paralysis by analysis” has killed many a dream.
Any decision is almost always better than no decision as it puts into play some powerful forces. As Goethe also told us, “Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation), there is one elementary truth that ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely commits oneself, then Providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise have occurred. A whole stream of events issues from the decision, raising in one’s favor all manner of unforeseen incidents and meetings and material assistance, which no man could have dreamed would have come his way.”
Make a decision today that Failure is not an option and a foundation of long lasting success will follow you.
“My greatest asset and why I am where I am today is my tenacity to persist until I succeed” Joe Garcia
“The moment you are ready to quit is usually the moment right before the miracle happens. Don’t give up!!!!”
Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
– Thomas Edison
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