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The Secret of Success

Jul 12, 2008
According to Jim Rohn, a leading personal development expert, most people don't succeed because of neglect.

In order to succeed, then, we need to do the opposite of neglect. What's that? The thesaurus indicates that the opposite, or antonym, of neglect is to look after or to care for. In other words, we need to look after the things that we have neglected.

Jim Rohn was a millionaire by the age of 31. He attributes his success to his ability to look after or care for the success characteristics others neglected.

Jim Rohn listened to successful people. His friends neglected to do this.

Jim took are of setting goals.

Jim took care of his mind and attitude by reading good books.

Rohn points out opportunities exist all around us. There's plenty of money in the world. There are plenty of changes at education. There are plenty of jobs out there. There are an infinite number of different types of careers to try.

Don't be like so many folks who neglect. Stop the neglect now. You're more than mediocre.

We neglect to try new things. We neglect to seek mentors. We neglect to ignore the naysayers. We neglect to work. We neglect to set goals. We neglect to keep a positive attitude in the face of adversity.

Unfortunately, neglect brings us down. Just like a neglected house, the problems go beyond just the cosmetic.

Neglect actually affects us on a spiritual and mental level. We lose confidence in ourselves. Our attitudes turn negative. We let down the people we love most. We doubt we can succeed. We doubt our talents. We lose ourselves.

The way to counter neglect is to take care of your dreams by acting on them. Doing something that moves you in the direction of dreams. Do not neglect the things that will move you toward your goals.

Start something now. Neglect no more. You have the chance to do something great with your life.
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