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Accelerate Your Success with Planning and Control

Success is getting what you want. Plain and simple.

If you know what you want and you're in the process of getting it, you are successful. Not someday maybe, right now today!

Your success, your getting what you want, can be accelerated with proper planning and control.

Here are four ways you can do this:

1. Make a schedule or to-do list.

Don't attempt to remember everything you want to do for the entire day. Grab a piece of paper and prepare a prioritized to-do list of activities that you want to fulfil for the day. You could also download a notepad or to-do list app and make a list on your smartphone. Whatever is most comfortable and most convenient for you.

Prepare your prioritized to-do list on the day before you need to do these activities. That way, you will wake up with your daily agenda already in place. Then complete each activity from beginning to end, in order of priority, for that day.

Obviously, the more vision or goal oriented your list of planned activities is, the faster your vision or goal(s) will be realized.

2. Plan to be early.

You never know when unforeseen traffic or business/social conversations will delay you from moving onto the next activity of the day on your schedule. That is why you should give yourself at least 30 extra minutes for a particular activity, especially one that requires you to drive someplace afterwards, such as a job or business meeting. Then you'll reduce the chance of your arriving late.

3. Keep your gas tank filled.

Don't wait until the needle on your car's fuel gauge is near the "E" before you start to look for a gas station. Once you get to half a tank or so, that should be the time to look for a gas station and fill up your tank with gas. Then you won't need to make any sudden stops at a gas station when you've committed to being somewhere else.

4. Stop being so generous with your time.

You don't have to solve everyone else's problems. If you have people wanting you to do things for them, but you have little to no time available, or, for whatever reason, you just plain don't want to do them, then toughen up and learn to tell these people "no". It's far better to be honest about it up front rather than to be late in helping them or not helping them at all when you've committed to doing so.

Planning and control are two things that will not only get you to where you want to go, but they'll get you there faster with a lot less trauma. If you'd like to know how I plan and control my days for maximum productivity, I highly recommend my Wallace D. Wattles Productivity Acceleration Guide. Click or tap the link below to get your copy today.

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Note: A few things have changed since I wrote that book. However, the principles remain the same.

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Wallace D. Wattles Productivity Acceleration Guide


How Do You Become a Billionaire by... ?

In a survey I conducted, a reader wrote:

"Dear Tony,

I want to become a billionaire by 2023. I don't know how but I have faith. Is it possible? If not, can you tell me how to become what I want?

Regards."

You know, I absolutely love questions like this. I truly do! And, I've received lots of them over the years.

After a few well-placed follow-up questions, one thing I've discovered that all the askers have in common, bar none, is that they haven't a clue as to what they really want in life, nor have they taken the time and expended the effort to figure it out. So they just pick a number out of a hat, stick an unrealistic deadline on it, add "faith" to the mix, and voila, a year or two from now, they're even worse off than where they are today.

My advice?

Don't you be one of them!

Determine what's truly important to you and what you really want next in your life (the key word there being next). Then, combine that information into a next-level vision statement, internalize it, and begin moving toward it. Once you get there, repeat the process. Then repeat it again and again and again. I promise you that you'll make far more progress faster that way than what you're doing now. How do I know? Because that's what I did!

If you need help in this regard, I highly recommend my Wallace D. Wattles Quick Start Guide and my Wallace D. Wattles Advanced Vision Guide. Between the two of them, you'll learn just about everything you'll ever need to know about creating and realizing next-level visions. Click or tap the links below to get your copies today.

Click or tap here to get my Wallace D. Wattles Quick Start Guide on Amazon Kindle.

Click or tap here to get my Wallace D. Wattles Advanced Vision Guide on Amazon Kindle.

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No Kindle? No problem! Click or tap here to get a free Kindle reading app for your device.

Prefer paperback?

Click or tap here to get my Wallace D. Wattles Quick Start Guide in paperback on Amazon.

Click or tap here to get my Wallace D. Wattles Advanced Vision Guide in paperback on Amazon.

Click or tap here to get my Wallace D. Wattles Quick Start Guide and my Wallace D. Wattles Advanced Vision Guide bundled together at a discounted price in paperback on Amazon.

Note: In my experience, there are two other things folks who ask me questions like these have in common. One is that they don't have a proverbial "pot to you know what in". In other words, they're barely making it financially, if at all. Their time and effort would be far better served by working toward a point of what I like to call "financial stability" and then using that as a launching point to bigger and better things. Again, I refer you to my Wallace D. Wattles Quick Start Guide and my Wallace D. Wattles Advanced Vision Guide for help in this regard. The other is that they don't really want to give anything in return for the money. In other words, they're looking for something for nothing. They just want the good fairy of the universe to plop a billion dollars on their doorstep at the appointed time and be done with it. The universe doesn't work that way! Not much I can do there other than to suggest a change of attitude.

Related Pages:

Wallace D. Wattles Advanced Vision Guide

Wallace D. Wattles Quick Start & Advanced Vision Bundle

Wallace D. Wattles Quick Start Guide

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How Do You Manifest Money Without Doing Anything for It?

Wallace D. Wattles on Where Many of Us Fail


Wallace D. Wattles on Where Many of Us Fail

In "Mental Co-Operation", the twelfth of fifteen articles in Wallace D. Wattles' Lessons in Constructive Science series, Wallace D. Wattles wrote:

"With us it is too much every man for himself, while we may think kindly of everybody... yet we are almost invariably trying by thought to attain things for ourselves, of ourselves, and by ourselves, without real regard for the rights or happiness of any other person on earth. And right here is where many of us fail.

There are altogether too many people who seek to use mental power as a means or instrumentally by the use of which they can get something for nothing; who think that in some way the new thought may be used in taking advantage of other people, and whose mental science is in reality nothing more nor less than an attempt at robbery. It goes without saying that sooner or later these people are going to come to failure and disaster."

In my experience, the desire for something for nothing ranks right up there with lack of a clear and definite next-level vision as to why folks fail, especially among those, interestingly enough, who claim to believe in and be following Mr. Wattles' philosophy.

My advice?

Don't you be one of them!

A very wealthy man once told me that the single biggest, most important lesson that he learned in life was that, and I quote him here, "there ain't no Santa Claus". He followed that up with, as I do to you, "I hope that doesn't shock you".

For more on the subject, here are an article and a post I wrote that I think you'll find helpful:

1. "Are You Missing Something?"

Click or tap here to read "Are You Missing Something?".

2. "How Do You Manifest Money Without Doing Anything for It?"

Click or tap here to read "How Do You Manifest Money Without Doing Anything for It?".

By the way, you'll find some of the best stuff that Wallace D. Wattles ever wrote, much of it covering subjects that he didn't address elsewhere, in the fifteen articles of his Lessons in Constructive Science series. If you haven't read them, I suggest you do. Click or tap the links below to get your copy today.

Click or tap here to get Lessons in Constructive Science on Amazon Kindle.

Click or tap here to get Lessons in Constructive Science along with sixty-nine other rare books and articles by Wallace D. Wattles on Amazon Kindle.

Click or tap here to get a special enhanced version of Lessons in Constructive Science on Amazon Kindle.

No Kindle? No problem! Click or tap here to get a free Kindle reading app for your device.

Prefer paperback?

Click or tap here to get Lessons in Constructive Science in paperback on Amazon.

Click or tap here to get Lessons in Constructive Science along with fifty-seven other rare books and articles by Wallace D. Wattles in paperback on Amazon.

If you'd like to get into these articles in a big way, a really big way, I suggest Wallace D. Wattles' Constructive Living Course. Click or tap the link below to get your copy today.

Click or tap here to get Wallace D. Wattles' Constructive Living Course on Amazon Kindle.

No Kindle? No problem! Click or tap here to get a free Kindle reading app for your device.

Prefer paperback?

Click or tap here to get Wallace D. Wattles' Constructive Living Course in paperback on Amazon.

Note 1: In his book Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill listed the "uncontrolled desire for something for nothing" as the twelfth of the thirty major causes of failure. Is it standing between you and your success?

Note 2: There's a bit more meaning to this quote than first meets the eye. To fully grasp all that it entails, I suggest that you read and the article it's from in its entirety and spend some serious time pondering it. I think you'll find, as I have, that it will be time well spent.

Related Pages:

Are You Missing Something?

Lessons in Constructive Science by Wallace D. Wattles

Wallace D. Wattles' Constructive Living Course

Related Posts:

How Do You Manifest Money Without Doing Anything for It?

Napoleon Hill on the Second Major Cause of Failure

Related Resource:

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill