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How to Be Successful in Life [2019] | Brian Tracy
I think you'll agree with me when I say: Some people spend their entire lives wondering how to be successful in life, but never figure it out. Would you be surprised to find out that the secret really comes down to four key areas? Well, it does.

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Personal success

Personal success is not a matter of background, intelligence, or native ability.

The keys to success in life are our ability to draw out the very best out of ourselves under almost all condit...

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The Four Keys to Success

The great keys to success and to change your life have always been the same:

  1. Decide exactly what you want and where you want to go.
  2. Set a deadline and make a plan to get there.

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Learn From The Experts

You will not live long enough to figure it all out for yourself. 

You can learn from others who have gone before. Acquire as many of them as possible. Then use them to help you do t...

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Program Yourself For Personal Success

The best way to get your life back in order is to achieve just one important goal. Thereby you create a pattern or template for personal success in other things that you attempt.

You wil...

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Unlimited Potential

The only real limits on what you can do, have, or be are self-imposed.

Make a decision to push past your mental limitations and throw your whole heart into the accomplishment of your goal. As...

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If you see something as a sacrifice, it will bring you frustration

When you think you have to sacrifice something in your life in order to be successful you will build frustration and resentment towards yourself. And so that lofty goal that should ha...

This idea of sacrificing things to become successful comes from comparisons

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