How to Stay Focused on Your Dreams-Your Own Business

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How to Stay Focused on Your Dreams

There’s no doubt about it, staying focused is a crucial skill in becoming successful and achieving your dreams; while building your business.

Without it, your productivity will be low and the progress you make towards any goals will be minimal. Plus any work that you do manage to eventually produce won’t be anywhere near the standard it could be.

So it leaves the question, what are some excellent ways to stay focused on your dreams?

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Keep Thinking of the Big Picture

No matter what you love doing, there’s always going to be some part of it that you find mundane, and struggle to focus on. It’s normally on these parts of passions, that people lead themselves astray and struggle to stay focused.

So if you ever find yourself going through a boring period or a mundane task that you can’t get a grip on, just think about the big picture you have inside your mind. And that all of this that you’re doing is contributing to that big picture.

You can’t become successful in your business by skipping the parts you don’t like, you can’t do it. If you want that big picture you’ve always imagined, you’ll need to bare down and get on with it.

 

Get Into a Daily Routine

Once something becomes a habit to you, it’s incredibly difficult to get out of, regardless of whether it’s a lazy one or not.

The daily routine you begin to revolve around, is a powerful factor in determining your focus level.

A daily routine that includes what you need to do, instead of what you would do when you have nothing else to be getting on with, is crucial in order to stay focused on your dreams and keep progressing every day.

Without this, there’s no pattern or consistency, and progression becomes very difficult because you’re not putting in enough practice in what’s needed.

The skills you want to become great at, you won’t become great at because you didn’t have the discipline to incorporate the needed practice within your daily routine.

Write down a daily routine, and slowly incorporate what’s important, one thing at a time. You can begin to do it all in one go if you wish, but it’s guaranteed to make things harder for you to stick to, months down the line.

Always Plan What’s Important First

The big tasks are the important ones, the ones that yield the biggest results and progression.

However, they’re also the most difficult and gruelling of tasks, feared by many. The smaller tasks are the easiest to do, they’re quick and simple, and still give you that same satisfaction of completion that big tasks do.

And so it makes you think that you’re progressing more quickly, purely because of completing more tasks within a certain time frame. This is the lazy way of doing things, and it something that many people fall down on.

If you’re planning out your workload, always work on what’s important first, no matter how big the task. Then you can focus on the simpler things afterwards.

Learn to Use the Word No

The word ‘no’ is something that successful people know how to use.

When people ask them for favors or to go and do something, they have the discipline to say no. In order to focus on what they need to get done so they’re not setback in their quest to live their dreams.

So when there’s some unproductive things you’re tempted to do during your day, teach yourself the discipline of telling yourself and others ‘no’, in order to progress quickly towards your goals, and not get sidetracked by unimportant distractions.

 

Remember YOUR Why That Got You Started

You’ve probably been working so hard for such a long time, and possibly with not many results coming your way, that you’ve completely forgotten the exact reason that made you start in the first place.

When you first set out to do something, your reasons behind it are fresh in your memory. They’re clear to you.

After a good period of all work and no results those reasons become jaded, and you just need to go back to that point, where you had a clear vision of what you wanted to accomplish.

Whenever you struggle to focus on the tasks at hand, go back to that beginning vision, again, and again, and again. That’s your motivation, that’s your purpose, and that’s why you’re doing what you’re doing right now.

Run from Something

This subheading may sound slightly odd at first, but hear me out. It’s much easier to run from something, than it is to run towards something.

Simply because we’ve already experienced what we’re running from and the place that we’ve been in at that point, whereas whatever we’re running towards we still don’t know quite what it’s like, and we don’t really have as much to lose.

Think about it; in one scenario you’re running from a wolf that’s chasing you, and in another you’re running toward a million dollars cash.

In which scenario are you going to run faster?

It would make sense to say you’d be running faster in the first scenario because in the second you have absolutely nothing to lose. You could run at whatever speed you like and there’d still be a significant chance for you to grab the cash.

That’s why when you’re trying to stay focused on your dreams, if possible you need to think about what you’re running from, because you don’t ever want to go back there.

You may have experienced what it was like to homeless, poor, lazy, skinny, overweight, lifeless. You don’t want to go back to that place and so if you focus on those points as a main source of motivation, you’ll stay focused.

Stop Reaching for Crumbs & Go for the Cake

I’ve watched several YouTube videos many times about staying focused. One was where a young girl explains a conversation she once had with her uncle; and how it really inspired her to change her way of thinking and fulfill her potential.

Her uncle told her that she was reaching for crumbs when there was a cake right in front of her.

And that conversation can definitely be used as a way of staying focused. When you lose focus, you tend to start going for what’s easier, you’ll want to take the easier path of the two.

So the focus often goes on small crumbs here and there, but they don’t really have any real significance to moving forward with your goals.

The cake’s often right before your eyes, but you just can’t quite see it. Don’t focus on all the small things that you think may help you in business, in life and such, if there’s a big goal sitting in front of you that you just can’t quite be bothered to focus on.

Go for that goal, go for the cake.

Conclusion Summary:

Here’s a quick recap on the 7 ways to stay focused on your dreams:

  1. Keep thinking of the big picture
  2. Get into a daily routine
  3. Always plan what’s important first
  4. Learn to use the word ‘no’
  5. Remember YOUR why that got you started
  6. Run from something
  7. Stop reaching for crumbs & go for the cake

Thanks for reading my blog on How to STAY FOCUSED on your Dreams, guys! Special Thanks to wealthygorilla.com  for their valuable insight in putting together this post.

Are you staying focused on your dreams? Leave a comment below.

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How To Build A Baby Boomer Home Business

Sad but true, 90% of the Baby Boomer population today does not have enough money to enter retirement. The average retiree needs to plan for 25-30 years in retirement and, for most people, it’s virtually impossible to save enough!

And if you’re like most Baby Boomers, you’re either in retirement or would like to retire soon, but don’t know how you can afford the lifestyle you’d like to maintain.baby boomer

This Has Got To Be The Best Business EVER For Boomers! And the Business I’m referring to is and Online Home Business. If you have always thought about a part time work-from-home business that can truly generate meaningful income without investing your hard earned savings, your timing could not be more perfect.

Don’t look now— but we Baby Boomers aren’t kids anymore. We’re now the Dads and Grandpas, the Moms and Grandmas that today’s Gen-Y kids roll their eyes at. They think we don’t know how to use a computer or an iPad. And we’re probably the last people anyone under 30 thinks would start a business.

Well, I have an announcement: we’re not dead yet! Boomers (born between 1946-1964) have been starting businesses at rates like never before. In fact, every one of the past 15 years, Boomers have had a higher rate of entrepreneurial activity than Gen-Y’ers.

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There are a number of reasons for this, my own non-scientific favorites are:

  • Boomers come from a self-reliant generation that’s not afraid of hard work
  • Boomers have a lifetime of experience they want to apply in their own businesses
  • 50 (even 60!) is the new 30!

How Do I Start Building My Baby Boomer Home Business?

The great news is, this has to be the best time ever to start a business. Because the internet has made the whole world our marketplace. Click Here to get your step by step guidance.

The business models that work best for Boomers these days all are internet-based. This means you can run our own business from your laptop from anywhere in the world, anytime of the day.

With that said, I want to introduce my friends, Susan and Chris Beesley. They are living the Ultimate Retirement Lifestyle using an amazing business platform through the power of e-commerce.

Now we all admit that the dream of retirement has always been to relax, travel have time freedom to do all the things you never could get to when you were raising a family, working a job, and maintaining a home. So what if I told you it is very possible to supplement your income by as much as you want. Write your own paycheck. And the best of all:

  • It’s Fun
  • It’s Simple
  • It’s Fast

Now Susan and Chris teach other people to do this as well. Many of their students are – you guessed it – Boomers!

That’s because this business is perfect for:

  • Retirees who aren’t content occupying the rocking chair or the golf course.
  • People who have given years to corporations, who now want to enjoy their families and still make great money.
  • Folks who put their passions on hold and now want time to pursue them.

Boomers love this business. Even those of you who — OK, I’ll admit it — AREN’T the best with technology.

Because even though it all takes place online, the business actually requires very little technical know-how. And a one on one coach is available to walk you through it all step-by-step.

I have used this amazing proven system myself and I am so happy a friend introduced it to me. I now have control of my future, rather than some corporate company paying me less than my worth.

What are you dreaming about for retirement? Are you well funded to live the lifestyle of your dreams?

Join me and thousands of others in the Ultimate Retirement Breakthrough, it’s not too late.

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4 Steps to A Vision for Your Future

4 Steps to A Vision for Your Future

Recently I met with some friends for dinner and a discussion ensued regarding each of our Vision for the Future. Some rvisionelated their vision to dreams or a bucket list, things they were hopeful to accomplish in their lives by admittedly were not aggressively working towards them, as if they were unreachable. So I asked them why would not be working toward those dreams and vision for your future? To me it seemed so simple, to Think Big and embrace the thought that anything is possible, if you work towards where you want to be in one year, three years or 10 years from now. A Vision for your Future ties in very closely to Mindset. How badly to you want those dreams? What would it take to start working towards that Vision for your Future?

As our discussion went on, it became apparent that everyone had given some thought to life goals or their vision for the future, but they were not thinking big. Sure, there were the heckling comments, “Oh yea, I would love to drive a Lexus, live in a mansion and have a big yacht parked out back” and it appeared to me they were not serious about their vision.

So here are 4 Steps for a Vision for Your Future I wanted to share:

Create a bigger version of yourself

Reach for the stars and think BIG about what you want to be, what impression you want to leave with everyone you meet. Most people have the tendency to place ourselves within boundaries that define who we can and cannot be. This mindset causes us to settle for the lowest level of our potential. Form a clear, detailed picture of what the bigger version of your life looks like, one in which you’ve already attained your greatest goals and fulfilled your deepest desires. Painting a mental image helps you understand what it is you really want.

Write Down Your Aspirations

Make a list of your top 10 most important aspirations, then circle one or two you plan to achieve in the next year. Even better, create a Vision Book with pictures you gathered from magazines, online or any other place. Perhaps that new car or a vacation destination. This way you have not only mental vision, you can physically see and touch those things you are willing to work towards.

Never, ever give up

Simply having a vision does not fulfill it; you must work to materialize your dream. You will encounter obstacles along the road and people will try to keep you from succeeding, but never allow yourself to be intimidated. Remember that you are on a mission to achieve something incredible, and it’ll take a lot to stop you.

Celebrate your achievements

Your plans must include time of reflection. Compare where you were a year ago, five years ago, even 10 years ago with where you are now and congratulate yourself for your achievements both big and small. Don’t forget to reward yourself for your hard work, careful planning, and strong character.

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From the Words from Donald TrumpAs long As You’re Going to Be Thinking Anyway, Think Big“.