Here Author Says Belief works this way. Belief, the ‘I m-positive-I-can” attitude, generates the power, skill, and energy needed to do. When you believe I-can-do-it, the how-to-do-it develops.
Those who believe they can move’ mountains, do, Those who believe’they can’t, cannot, Belief triggers the power to do.
Think success, don’t think failure. At work, in your home, substitute success thinking for failure thinking. When you face a difficult situation, think, ”I’ll win,” not ‘Til probably lose.”
Believe Big. The size of your success is determined by the size of your belief. Think little goals and expect little achievements. Think big goals and win big success.
Remember this, too! Big ideas and big plans are often easier certainly no more difficult-than small ideas and small plans.
CURE YOURSELF OF EXCUSITIS, THE FAILURE DISEASE
Never underestimate your own intelligence, and never overestimate the intelligence of others. Don’t sell yourself short. Concentrate on your assets. Discover your superior talents.
Remind yourself several times daily, “My attitudes are more important than my intelligence.” At work and at home practice positive attitudes.
Use your mind to create and develop ideas, to find new and better ways, to do things. Ask yourself, ‘1’m I using my mental ability to make history, or am I using it merely to record history made by others?”
Look at your present age positively. Think, ‘Tm still young,” not ‘Tm already old.” Practice looking forward· to new horizons and gain the enthusiasm and the fee! of youth.
Invest future time in doing what you really want to do. It’s too late only when you let your mind go negative and think it’s too late. Stop thinking “I should have started years ago.” That’s failure thinking. Instead think, ‘I’m going to start now.
Concentrate on developing those qualities in yourself that will make you a winner.
BUILD CONFIDENCE AND DESTROY FEAR
“It’s only your imagination. Don’t worry. There’s nothing to be afraid of.”
Action does cure fear.
Action cures fear. Isolate your fear and then take constructive action. Inaction-doing nothing about a situation strengthens fear and destroys confidence.
Make a supreme effort to put only positive thoughts in your memory bank. Don’t let negative, self-deprecatory thoughts grow into mental monsters.
Make everything about you say, “I’m confident, really confident.”
Practice these little techniques in your day-to-day activities:
- Make eye contact.
- Walk 25 percent faster.
- Speak up
- Smile big.
HOW TO THINK BIG
Where success is concerned, people are not measured in . inches 01′ pounds or college degrees, or family background; they are measured by the size of their thinking.
How big we think determines the size of our accomplishments.
Practice adding value to yourself. Conduct a daily interview with yourself. Ask, “What can I do to make myself more valuable today?” Visualize yourself not as you are but as you can be.
Don’t sell yourself short. Conquer the crime of self-deprecation. Concentrate on your assets. You’re better than you think you are.
Stretch your vision: See what can be, not just what is. Practice adding value to things, to people, and to yourself.
HOW TO THINK AND DREAM CREATIVELY
Believe it tan be done. When you believe something can be done, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
Don’t let tradition paralyze your mind. Be receptive to new ideas. Be experimental. Try new approaches. Be progressive . in everything you do.
Ask yourself daily, “How can I do better?” There is no limit to self-improvement.
Ask yourself, “How can I do more?” Capacity is a state of mind. Asking yourself tills question puts your mind to work to find intelligent shortcuts.
Do what you do better (improve the quality of your output), and: Do more of what you do (increase the quantity of your output).
Stretch your mind. Get stimulated. Associate with people who can help you think of new ideas, new ways of doing things.
YOU ARE WHAT YOU THINK YOU ARE
Give yourself a pep talk several times daily. Build a “sell yourself-to-yourself” commercial. Remind yourself at every opportunity that you’re a first-class person.
. In all of life’s situations, ask yourself, “Is this the ways important person thinks?” Then obey the answer.
Practice uplifting self-praise. Don’t practice belittling self-punishment.
You are what you think you are. Think more of yourself and there is more of you.
You are what you think. Think enthusiasm and you’ll be enthusiastic. To get high-quality work, be enthusiastic about the job you want done.
MANAGE YOUR ENVIRONMENT: GO FIRST CLASS
Your MIND IS AN amazing mechanism. When your’ mind works one way, it can carry you forward to outstanding success.
The body is what the body is fed. By the same token, the mind is what the mind is fed.
The size of your thinking, your goals, your attitudes, your very personality is formed by your environment.
The number one obstacle on the road to high-level success is the feeling that major accomplishment is beyond reach.
Be environment-conscious. Just as body diet ,makes the body, mind diet makes the mind.
Make your environment work for you, not against you. Don’t let suppressive forces-the negative, you-can’t-do-it people-make you think defeat.
Get your advice from successful people. Your future is important. Never risk it with freelance advisors who are living failures.
THINK RIGHT TOWARD PEOPLE
Learn to remember names. Inefficiency at this point may indicate that your interest is not sufficiently outgoing.
Be a comfortable person so there is no strain in being with you. Be an old-shoe kind of individual.
Acquire the quality of relaxed easy-going so that things do not ruffle you .
Cultivate the quality of being interesting so people will get something of value from their association with you.
Never miss an opportunity to say a word of congratulation upon anyone’s achievement, or express sympathy in sorrow or disappointment.
Make yourself lighter to lift. Be likable. Practice being the kind of person people like.
Practice courtesy all the time. It makes other people feel better. It makes yot! feel better too.
Don’t blame others when you receive a setback. Remember, how you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you win.