“Success is progressive realization of a worthy ideal. If a man sets a goal for his future and achieves it then he is success, otherwise he is a failure.” Earl Nightingale
Let me explain the secret in the words of Earl Nightingale who is the original speaker of The Strangest Secret audio. He says:
- Only one out twenty people succeeds, because other nineteen had no goals. A person without a goal is like a ship without a crew, captain, map or destination. That is why such a large percentage does not reach anywhere.
- Human race is fixed in a way not to prevent strong from winning but to prevent week from losing. That is, what is called conformity in our society?
- We become what we think about most of the time. This is strangest secret which is behind every successful person.
Disraeli said any human being with a subtle purpose in life, must accomplish it. Nothing can stand in the way of person who will stake even his existence to fulfill his goal. Ralph Waldo Emerson said that a man is what he thinks about all day long. William James said that human can alter their lives by changing what they think. If we think certain things are real, they will become real by growing connection with us and people around us through our habits and thoughts. Believe and succeed is the secret behind every success. Sauce in this is to think about it most of the time.
People who succeed don’t believe in circumstances. They look for circumstances they want. If they can’t find they make them. A person, who is thinking about his goals and goes about getting them, will get them. Other person who has no goals and is confused about what he wants will reach nowhere. His life is going to full of failures and misery.
As you sow so shall you reap is a good axiom to clarify it further. Lets us see an example of farmer. Land does not care what farmer plants in it. It returns the crop of whatever seed is sown on it.
Human mind also works the same way. It does not care what you think. It returns plenty of same things what you are thinking. Human mind is very fertile and it invariably gives us whatever we plant in it. If it is all true, then why people don’t use their mind to be successful more. Explanation is since we got it free along with other standard equipment at birth, we place no value to it. Things which are given to us for nothing we place no value on them and things we pay money for we value. But fact everything that is worthwhile is given to us for free by the universe. Our mind, our body, our soul and all other priceless things are given to us for free. Things we pay for are cheap. If anything breaks down we can replace them. But things we get for nothing like family, love and our body are priceless and can’t be obtained at any price. They are irreplaceable. We use our mind very little (about 10% of our ability) for the same reason.
You are what you think, because that is exactly where you wanted to be. What you are thinking now is going to be your future. It is up to you. You are in driver’s seat. Strangest secret is that human future depends upon how we use our mind for good or for bad. That is going to shape our success.
Now to be successful decide what you want. Think consistently how you can achieve it. Then work on getting it. It is that simple. In your mind’s eye see yourself what you will be doing when you reach your goal. Feel as if you are already doing it.
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