Category: Success

What A Duck Taught Me About Success

by John Eric Jacobsen   In a very small village lived a wise old prophet. The prophet spent his last years sharing wisdom, answering questions and giving advice to the people in the village. The people truly respected and loved…

5-Year Commitments

by Steve Pavlina   People commonly overestimate how far they can get in a year, but grossly underestimate how far they can get in 5 years. If you actually want results, make a 5-year commitment to a particular path, like…

What is Your Greatest Achievement?

by Steve Pavlina My 25-year high school reunion is next month. I’ll probably go. My best friend from high school intends to go (we’ve been friends for almost 30 years now), and it will be fun to catch up with other old…

How Bad Do You Want To Succeed?

By Monty D. Campbell How bad do you want to succeed? If you ask most people if they want to be successful, you will get an enthusiastic “Yes” for an answer. But if you then ask them what they are…

8 Steps to Cultivating a Burning Desire

By Steve Pavlina StevePavlina.com When asked during an interview how he managed to reach the top as a professional bodybuilder and Hollywood actor, Arnold Schwarzenegger replied with a single word, “Drive!” All great success ultimately begins with an idea, but…

Napoleon Hill’s 17 Principles of Success

“All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.” — Napoleon Hill In 1908, Napoleon Hill was commissioned by billionaire industrialist Andrew Carnegie to interview over 500 of the world’s most powerful men in order construct a “success…