If you often feel stuck, you’re certainly not alone. Many people I talk to tell me that they just can’t get themselves to do what they have to do to move forward. As a result, their business languishes or operates at a just-enough level and they feel like there’s something wrong with them.
I listen to quite a few business podcasts, a number of which have interviews with successful entrepreneurs. What strikes me is how many of these high-earning business owners there are. What this tells me is that, no matter what the state of the economy might be, making a lot of money and building a successful venture is well within the realm of possibility. Read more
Measuring success by one’s financial bottom line is in fashion now, and many people dream of having large sums of money, thinking that this will allow them to feel happy and free.
More than once, I’ve heard the expression, “It’s an abundant universe,” and that whatever you want is just there for the taking. There IS abundance in the physical world, but that doesn’t mean that everybody has the capacity to generate large sums of money. Read more
Imagine, if you will, that you are connected to everything in the universe and the energy of the universe courses through you at all times. This energy is available for you to create and mold your reality. You are a co-creator with the Universal Force.
But somehow, you have lost touch with this creative power and you labor under the false belief that you’re powerless and at the mercy of life’s circumstances. You no longer recognize your power to co-create.
For years, I have wondered why some people, no matter how hard they seem to try, can’t get their lives moving in a positive direction. Or, if they do, why success is difficult to sustain. It’s becoming clear to me that the reason is related to a person’s personal identity.
Let’s take a look at two different individuals in order to understand this concept. Read more
Do you feel trapped by your current position in life?
Imagine, if you will, that you are in a cage. The cage defines your world and keeps you where you are. You often dream about life outside of the cage, but you remain stuck in it.
What you don’t realize is that the door to the cage is open. All you have to do is walk out. But you are so adapted to the cage and the boundaries it sets for you that walking out of the cage, on your own volition, doesn’t even occur to you.
What Keeps You In Your Cage?
You stay in your cage because: Read more
- By this age, I should have accomplished more
- Other people earn so much more than I do
- I’m smart, so I should be able to earn more
Comparing yourself to others in any way is a go-nowhere activity that always leads to dissatisfaction and feelings of lack. In order to duplicate the accomplishments of others, you would have to be them. Read more
Have you been having a tough time getting your business to be profitable? Or perhaps you’re experiencing some difficult financial pressures.
What do you think is causing the problem? Circumstances? The economy? Someone else’s actions? The weather?
Here’s a clue: Your business does not exist separately or apart from you. You create it from ideas and actions stimulated by your thoughts, beliefs and emotions. In other words, your business is an extension of you.
Factors affecting your business Read more