What determines success?
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01-10-2014, 08:26 AM
I think this answer would really differ from each individual, but here's my thought - anyone that achieves their goals is in, within their own mindset, successful. Growing up, I wanted to have a lot of money and be really strong, today I have achieved both of those things. I'm benching in the 400's, squatting in the mid 500's, deadlifting 600 at 225lbs 9% bodyfat, but yet I'm still not satisfied. Last year I made over $100,000, but I'm still striving to make more money. I'm always trying to find ways to expand or make my home nicer and no matter what I do I still strive for more, constantly adding things onto my truck, but for some reason I'm always wanting to add more. To a lot of people I'm a success, but then I go to work with surgeons that make way more than me. To them, I am not a success, but "average". I guess it all just depends on the individual.
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01-18-2014, 04:57 PM
01-18-2014, 05:19 PM
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01-19-2014, 12:37 PM
I think a big part of why people fail is because they are programmed to from childhood up to adulthood, living with parents and surrounding yourself with people who tell you you won't achieve much is a big thing, it goes Into the conscious mind and finally becomes sub-conscious and we start to believe we can't amount to anything.
We should all take time to Re-Program ourselves and do what made us fail, which is repetition all words of an average life, we should take the time to Repeat to ourselves everyday that we can amount to more, until these thoughts become sub conscious and we start to believe and achieve...
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