get to where you want to go, faster. avoid these mistakes…

We are told that about 90% of people are classed as failure. But what's failure? Well, in the words of Sir Richard Branson in his book Business Stripped Bare: Adventures of a Global Entrepreneur, failure has the following meaning: Failure is not giving things a go.... People who fail are those who don't have a go … Continue reading get to where you want to go, faster. avoid these mistakes…

what if this is the day…

What if this is that day. The day that you've been waiting for. The day to do your very best. The day to prove to nobody but to yourself that you are unstoppable. What if this is the day. The day that every extra mile you take takes you closer to your dreams? What if this … Continue reading what if this is the day…

William James: ‘If you want quality, act as if you already have it.’

Did you know that if you act happy, even by pretend smiles you end up becoming happy? Did you know that if you clench your fist you can increase your willpower? And that if you act like you are not that important, all that successful, all that goal-achieving person, you end up well... now you … Continue reading William James: ‘If you want quality, act as if you already have it.’

the soul of any business (and any personal progress) is…

"Has business a soul? Has it any quality or characteristic by which it lives, thrives, and grows to majestic proportions? If there are things that disrupt and destroy business, there are also things that establish and perpetuate business. These elements are many — industry, frugality, fair-dealing, self-respect, considerateness. But the soul of business is confidence." … Continue reading the soul of any business (and any personal progress) is…

refuse to settle for less than you know you deserve

Have you ever caught yourself getting a bit comfortable with your life? Does that feel good? Does it feel like an ideal life when there’s no pressure or anything that pushes you to the next level? Well, I hate settling. I hate settling for less than what I know I deserve. And the fact that … Continue reading refuse to settle for less than you know you deserve

how do you feel about the future?

Did you know that you can tell how a person feels about their future just by looking at the way they talk and walk. That is, if they talk more about the past, then that simply tells you why they believe that their past has all the keys for their future. And if they walk … Continue reading how do you feel about the future?

are you following the followers?

Do you know what? Whether we like it or not, you and I are judged by the type of people we associate with. Yes, birds of a feather always do flock together. Now recently, I heard a line from Les Brown that made me think hard on myself, on my progress and that of the people … Continue reading are you following the followers?

is happiness the main purpose of life?

'Dad, I want to be a Professor', David said to his dad after he graduated from kindergarten. 'A professor? A Professor of what?' his dad, David J. Schwartz asked. 'Well, Dad... I think I want to be a Professor of Happiness.' Isn't that great! A kindergarten graduate is dreaming of a career path - a Professor of … Continue reading is happiness the main purpose of life?

18 ways to live like a role model

Don't let anyone pick up from you a different story other than the fact that you are a role model. Because you really are. You don't have to be some kind of a Barack Obama, or a local super successful entrepreneur. You just need to stay true to yourself. But there is a catch. You can't … Continue reading 18 ways to live like a role model

5 factors that affect your point of attraction

This is a quick post. It's about the factors that affect our point of attraction. By that I mean, what leads to what we experience in life, what we become, where we lead our lives to, whether is good of bad, we get it all by doing these things. So if we do them well, … Continue reading 5 factors that affect your point of attraction

when the student is ready, progress takes care of itself

Do you know that line that says, If you still blame your parents for what your life has become, you haven't left home? I'm not so sure who said that, but there's a great lesson if you think about it. In the world of continuous self-improvement, it's hard to really embrace the path and grow … Continue reading when the student is ready, progress takes care of itself

suppose your teacher wrote this report about you…

At the end of the summer term in 1880 here in Britain, one teacher in one of the famous public schools wrote this report of one of the boys in his charge: 'He is forgetful, careless, unpunctual, irregular in every way ... If he is unable to conquer this slovenliness he will never make a … Continue reading suppose your teacher wrote this report about you…

the magic power behind the life of gratitude

Dear friend, I hope you are doing well. I hope everything around you is vibrating at a positive note. And please, let me take this opportunity to thank you for reading this, for being a subscriber on this simple blog, therichthoughts.com. By the way, did you know that I first registered this domain because I wanted … Continue reading the magic power behind the life of gratitude