W.W. Ziege said, “Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goals, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” And Marylyn Lohsdon said, “if your life takes a turn for the worst, remember that you are the one who is driving.”
It is wrong for you to say things are costly; the things you claim are costly are still being bought by other people like you. Things only become costly because you can’t afford them. If those things were really costly as you claim, people would have stopped buying them by now. If you will improve on yourself, then you qualify for more money to buy those things. As an employee, you should stop complaining about what your employer is paying you. Your employer is only paying you what you are worth at the moment; if you work on yourself, you will attract a higher pay.
Life has a way of putting some of the more valuable things on the high shelf so that you can’t get to them until you qualify. If you want the things on the high shelf, you must stand on BOOKS, TAPES, CDs and SEMINARS. With every good book you read, every good tape you listen to, and every good seminar you attend, you get to stand a little higher. In a Nutshell, success is something you attract by the person you become. So if you want to start living a better Life this very moment, then you must at this very moment put you energy into becoming a better you. This is because; income will seldom exceed your own personal development. Well, once in a long while, income could take a lucky jump, but unless you grow out to where it is, it will go back to where you are. A wise man once said, “If you took all the money in the world and divided it among everyone equally, it would soon be back in the same pockets.”
However, you can have more because you can become more. In other words, you can have more than you’ve got because you can become more than you are. So unless you change how you are, you will always have what you’ve got. All your marketing plans no matter how good they may seem, won’t work without you. It is the human effort that counts; so you’ve got to work it. This is the major reason why some people seem to be doing far better than you. The people that are doing better than you may not necessarily be smarter than you or of better character. Infact, they may even be having difficult personalities and questionable ethics. Their ideas and opinions may not make much sense, but they nonetheless are doing better than you. Now, when you throw out your blame list and start becoming more yourself, then everything else will begin to change around you.
This book was written to assist you become a better you so that you can start living a better life. Let’s go into the book right away as we begin to consider the various steps you need to take in order to start living a better life this very moment.