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Formulae For Success

Formulae For Success

  • Have a “can do” attitude
  • Love challenges
  • Seek to solve problems
  • Persist until successful
  • Take risks
  • Focus on NOW
  • Embrace change
  • Break traditional ideas
  • Be goal-oriented
  • Have big goals and dreams
  • Commit first – figure out later
  • Be dedicated to continuous learning
  • Be disciplined


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“What you have done is nothing compared to what you can do.”



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What Is The 10X Rule?

What Is The 10X Rule?

… is “setting targets that are 10 times larger than what you think it will take to achieve your original goal, and that you will need to do 10 times more action than what you thought you would need to do to achieve it.”


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10X Goals

10X Goals

When setting goals, realize these things:

  1. You are setting goals for YOU, no one else.
  2. Anything is possible.
  3. You have much more potential than you realize.
  4. Success is your duty, obligation and responsibility.
  5. There is no shortage of success.
  6. Regardless of the size of the goal, it will require work.


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Four Degrees Of Action

Four Degrees Of Action

  • Do Nothing: It takes the same amount of work NOT to do something than it is to do something.
  • Retreat: Retreaters retreat backwards with the excuse that they are trying to avoid failure.
  • Normal: taking the necessary amount of action to be normal.
  • Massive Action: Massive Action + The 10 X Rule = massive success.


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Assume Control Of Everything

Assume Control Of Everything

  • You must take big responsibility for every single thing in your life, even if it isn’t your fault.
  • If you want to be successful, you need to give up excuses, and own up to everything you do or don’t do. It’s the ONLY way.


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Obsession Isn’t A Disease; It’s A Gift

Obsession Isn’t A Disease; It’s A Gift

  • Obsession is a great adjective for success.
  • Excitement and obsession of your goals dominate thoughts and actions – it’s a requirement to get to 10x actions.


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Go “All In” And Overcommit

Go “All In” And Overcommit

  • Going all in and over-committing is better than under-committing to your goals.
  • There are no shortages of how many times you can get up and continue.
  • There is no failure unless you quit.
  • It’s impossible for you to “use up” all of your energy or creativity. It’s impossible for you to run out of ideas.


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“Never reduce a target, Instead, increase actions.”



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Burn The Place Down

Burn The Place Down

  • Keep adding fuel to the fire while you’re taking 10x actions and gaining traction.
  • Keep staking the fire! There’s never too big of a fire.
  • Newtons law of inertia: An object in motion continues in motion.
  • Success demands constant attention – you can’t ever let it go and rest. Keep moving forward!
  • Success is like a lawn – constantly needing watering, mowing trimming, etc..


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Fear Is The Great Indicator

Fear Is The Great Indicator

  • Fear is a sign that you’re doing something right and moving in the right direction.
  • Most of the time, what you fear doesn’t even happen,
  • FEAR = “False Events Appearing Real”
  • Starve your fear by taking away it’s favorite food – time!


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  • Successful people aren’t “lucky,” it takes a lot of hard work for them to get where they are. It has to do with hard work and action.
  • There are no overnight successes – success always comes as a result of earlier actions taken over a period of time.


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The only way to increase time is to get more done in the time you have. Create a schedule so that you can get more things done with the time you have. Make sure to put your priorities first, so that they are always taken care of and you are being fulfilled.


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“… time is what drives fear. The more time you devote to the object of your apprehension, the stronger it becomes.”



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“Wake up! No one is going to save you.

No one is going to take care of your family or your retirement.

No one is going to “make things” work out for you.

The only way to do so is to utilize every moment of every day at 10X levels.”



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