WHY Is It That Some Are Able to Succeed Where Others Fail?

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My research is clear. Your habits determine your standard of living for you and your family.

Your habits are the reason you live in a mansion by the ocean or a slum in the ghetto.

Your habits are the reason your children go to expensive private schools or are relegated to a public education.

Your habits are the reason you rise to success, while others wallow in poverty or the middle-class.

But how is it that some individuals forge success habits and others do not?

The answer is your WHY.

Those who have a WHY cultivate certain, specific habits that are necessary in order for them to pursue their WHY.

For most of the self-made millionaires in my Rich Habits Study, their WHY was some dream they were pursuing.

Your WHY is your compass. It steers you in the right direction and provides you with everything you will need in order to realize your WHY:

  • Your WHY drives the action you must take in order to succeed.
  • Your WHY determines the habits you need to forge; habits that help you achieve your goals.
  • Your WHY attracts and directs the relationships you need to forge; individuals who can open the right doors.
  • Your WHY stimulates you to read books that help you acquire the knowledge you will need to become an expert in your field or achieve your goals.
  • Your WHY motivates you to develop the skills you need to develop in order to achieve your goals and realize your dreams. 
  • Your WHY determines how you prioritize your time. 
  • Your WHY motivates you to keep going in the face of adversity, obstacles and setbacks. 
  • Your WHY gives you the optimism you need to persevere.
  • Your WHY helps you make the right decisions.
  • Your WHY magically endows you with the hard core work ethic that is required in order to succeed.

Your WHY opens up a Pandora’s box of success traits you never imagined you had.

Find your WHY and life will give you everything you need and want.

Tom Corley is an accountant, financial planner and author of “Rich Kids: How to Raise Our Children to Be Happy and Successful in Life”, Effort-Less Wealth, Change Your Habits Change Your Life, Rich Habits Poor Habits and “Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals.”

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  3. Greta on April 11, 2024 at 10:39 AM

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