Simple Techniques From Experts That Make Dreams Into Reality


Personal Goal Setting Tips...Including One That A Billionaire Uses To Succeed

In this post I am going to lay out a few components that every goal must have so that it is not just another "New Year's Resolution" that get tossed inside the "wish bin." These components are key pieces in personal goal setting and will make the difference between getting "there" and wising you were "there." So, do not take these free goal setting tips lightly.

OK, let's get right to it.

Key Components In Personal Goal Setting

* Write it in a way where your personal DESIRES are included in the goal.

For example, if you want to make more money without having to continuously put in working hours and you dread dealing with customers, state your goal in the following way:

I will search for and read about how an Affiliate Marketer makes at least $2000/month and complete this within the next 10 days so I have an idea on how to create passive income without dealing with any customers.

If there is no real desire included, it is just a wish.

* Make sure you know when the goal has ended and that it is a realistic time frame. If it is a big goal, create many mini time frames and goals.

Using the example goal above, the goal will end when either you finish reading a successful Affiliate Marketer's "How To ..." book or after the 10 days expire. It is quantifiable and measurable. Intensity is built in when you know there is an ending point. If you really need the intensity to keep you "in your goal", tell your friend or family member you will give them $1000 if you do not complete this goal within 10 days, provided you do not become seriously ill or get into any serious accidents.

Look at all the games you participated in so far. You knew when you won or loss and/or there was a definite end. As you got closer to the end of the game, your intensity grew too. This is why it is critical to include quantifiable measurements.

* Make sure you consider your goal BELIEVABLE and achievable.

If you have never played football and measure 4'7", 70 lbs, and hitting your 60th birthday tomorrow, making a goal to play in the NFL is a little unrealistic, in my opinion (if you believe you can make it after doing some research, then it fits this criteria and I say go for it).

* Make your goal PERFORMANCE oriented and not outcome oriented.

This slight adjustment is very effective so make sure you use this one in all your personal goal setting.

In the example above, notice your goal was to READ 1 Affiliate Marketing book (performance oriented) of someone who makes at least $2000/month. Your goal was NOT to make $2000/month (outcome oriented). This is very important for a couple reasons:

1. You have MORE CONTROL in reading a book than controlling people to buy through your links on your website (this is how you generate income).

2. When you actually finish the goal there is a sense of accomplishment and now you have created momentum on your side.

3. If the you finish each goal (which is easier to accomplish because of the control factor), results will take care of themselves. Warren Buffett, the richest stock investor in the world, runs his company Berkshire Hathaway in this fashion. He rewards his executives if they complete each goal, NOT if the company makes $2 Billion in sales. He cannot control the business environment and other extraneous factors, but he can control what he and his executives do. If it works for a billionaire, why not use it for your personal success?

It's Important That YOU Create Goals

If you feel you are not good at completing goals, you are wrong! You are successful at completing goals already. Look at all the (major) accomplishments in your life so far, i.e. job promotions, awards received, savings goals reached, graduations, making the high school baseball team, etc. Now granted you may not have come up with these goals yourself (some of them chosen by your parents, teachers, friends, etc.) or even written them down, they were goals that were successfully completed. This is why YOU must start choosing what you want to accomplish because you can and DO complete goals.

Now your parents, friends, teachers, etc. planted these goals in your mind with good intentions, but did it actually get you to where you wanted to end up?

-you went to school for a degree...goal accomplished.
-you got a high paying job...goal accomplished.
-you bought a nice car...goal accomplished.
-you bought a nice house...goal accomplished.

Now, you have to WORK until ____ years old so you can pay off debt (as opposed to, for example, not having to WORK but still have income coming in through passive means).

Now if that is where you wanted to end up, then all those goals you accomplished were right in line with getting you to your "nirvana." Congratulations on a well laid out plan and all your successes.

If it was not the "nirvana" you visualized, then start writing down goals that WILL get you to live a blissful, fulfilling,and satisfying life.

“Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right’. Start where you stand and work with whatever tools you may have at your command and better tools will be found as you go along.”
-Napoleon Hill

And yes, there will be struggles along the way, but you actually WANT that. It is overcoming those struggles that will get you many (addictive) natural "highs!" Have you ever solved a problem that other (family members) could not solve, even though it took you hours or days to solve it? That sense of accomplishment after trying and trying is such an awesome feeling! If you haven't experienced this feeling, I suggest you look for something that another family member or friend cannot solve and solve it for them. The harder it is for you, the better the "high" will be. No drugs needed to get "high," plus you can profit from getting "high" at the same time. What a deal!

"We find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve."
-Maxwell Maltz

Personal goal setting is fun when you know what components to include and know that you are planning to go where YOU want to go.

If you do what all the rest are not doing (writing down goals), you will get what they are not getting (a successful, fulfilling, and abundant life). Make USE of these free goal setting tips and start creating a goal, now!

Personal Goal Setting - Begin At The End To Discover Your Core Goals

When asked to write down their goals in life, many people struggle because they think their goals are trivial compared to some of the Bill Gates and Anthony Robbins of this world. Nothing can be further from the truth if their goals are based on one thing. What is it? Every successful person begins with the "End in Mind." And it is THEIR end! This makes it different from everyone else and truly worthy no matter how trivial it may sound. This is why they call it PERSONAL goal setting.

That "end in mind" concept is very effective because it allows us to work backwards and figure out ways we can get there. Now, as I mentioned earlier, it does not matter if your goal is to revolutionize the way we do business or if it is to be the best parent to your kid(s). As long as you know what YOUR optimal life looks like, you will have no problems coming up with worthy goals.

Unless your optimal life is truly unique, there are lots of resources out there to tell you how to get to where you want to go. So your first goal could be to go to and find the top selling book in your area of interest. Then go to your local library and borrow it (or pick up a copy for yourself if you like to mark notes in your books).

You will find things that the author did that helped him/her realize what you are after. With that information at your fingertips, you can create many worthy goals, all moving you in the direction you want to go. You do not (and in many cases should not) have to reinvent the wheel. Copying will get you there faster. So in this case, copying is the smartest thing you can do.

In his book "The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People," Stephen R. Covey covers this "end in mind" concept by having you picture yourself at your own funeral. Listen to what your eulogy sounds like. Do you like it? If not, what would you change? I am sure this exercise will stir up more worthy goals.
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This is a simple but powerful concept for brewing up meaningful and personal goals. These goals express what matters most to YOU and are, therefore, just as worthy as a world changing goal!

Use your powerful gift of imagination in all your personal goal setting sessions and you are guaranteed to come up with worthy goals.


The Power Of Focus: What They Did Not Teach You In School

The power of focus is a skill that will produce incredible results for you!  If you can hone this skill, you will accomplish any goal.  So, let's go through a little practice to see where your focus skills lie.  In the following video, I want you to actually participate in the experiment which starts around the 1:30 mark.  You might be one of the participants that will be AMAZED at your power.  Experience the "focus factor" by clicking the play button.

The Power Of Focus: What They Did Not Teach You In School

Imagine what you can accomplish if you know what you are looking for.  This is why it is so important to figure out your true desires so you will have goals that you WANT to accomplish.  And when you know what you are trying to achieve, opportunities that were always in front of your face suddenly jump out at you.  This "focus factor" ingredient is what many of us are missing in our lives.  If you are having a hard time figuring out your true desires (goals), read this short post "Setting Goals: How To Do It If You Don't Know What You Want."

Now go influence yourself through the power of focus and you will soon get what you want.

Setting Goals: How To Do It If You Don't Know What You Want

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This blog has numerous postings about techniques on getting what you want based on your true desires. But what if you don't know what it is you really want?  Like so many younger people we sometimes struggle to pinpoint this exact desire.

Well, I am going to show you a powerful approach on setting goals that will surface your true motivators and desires.  With that discovery and laser beam focus, you are UNSTOPPABLE!  I learned this from renowned business and life motivational speaker Steve Chandler, bestselling author of "100 Ways To Motivate Yourself" and numerous other self-improvement books and CDs.  OK, here is the approach.

When someone asks you if you like to eat fish, for example, you might answer with a simple "yes." But if someone asks you if you like to eat cow's tongue, you might answer with a definite "NO!"  Now some may actually like cow's tongue and hate fish so all you have to do is switch this example around to get the point.

Notice how your "no" was more powerful than your "yes?" You knew for sure you did not want cow's tongue (or fish).  This certainty is really important when setting any goal.  Number one your goal has to be personal, and number two it has to be desirable.

When you can find that definite "no," all you have to do is turn it into a "yes."  For example, if you know for certain that you do NOT want to get paid only one time for your hourly services (because that means you must work more hours if you want to get paid again), then you can set a goal that you DO want to create passive income streams.  You can further refine your passive income goal through this same process.  If you know you do NOT want to be driving around to build your passive income stream, you could set a goal that you DO want to create income Blogging from home, for example.  In his early 20's (amazing kid!), millionaire Rob Benwell has amassed a FORTUNE by doing just that, Blogging.  See his story here.

Do you see how the definitive "no" can stir up hidden desires buried in your heart?

Getting to know for sure, without a shadow of doubt, what you do NOT want is a really powerful way to discovering what you do want.

Use this "negative" technique to strategically influence yourself into accomplishing your newly discovered desirable goals.  Remember, desire and focus are a deadly combination so use it wisely!


Affirmations: Why Yours Are Not Working And How To Tweak Them So They Do

Affirmations have been talked about in countless books and videos as a means to get you what you want. Yet, many have claimed they are just a bunch of bunk and simply do not work. Well as expert manifestation author explains, they simply do not work IF YOU ARE NOT TRANSFERRING THE COMMAND IN TO THE SUBCONSCIOUS MIND. The tweak is small but makes all the difference in the results. Let's learn how to correctly use affirmations so you will get what you want.

The Ultimate Secrets of Truly Effective Affirmation

by song chengxiang

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Affirmation has been used by successful people for
centuries. It has helped many ordinary people achieve
extraordinary results in their lives. It has turned many
failures into successes. It has made many miracles happen
in the history of human evolution. However, the majority of
people who use affirmation find that it doesn’t work. Why
is this the case? What are the elements that people have
missed when they use affirmation techniques? I constantly
ask myself these questions, and seek for the answers. The
result is, no one book gives the complete answer. Some tips
given in one book work for a specific situation, but not
for others. Other books give other tips that work for other
situations, but not for this. I have tested and filtered
out the ineffective ones, and left only what I call the
ultimate effective technique secrets.

The purpose of affirmation:

Before I give you the effective techniques, I must make you
understand the true purpose of affirmation. Simply stated,
the purpose of affirmation is to pass a command from the
conscious mind to the subconscious mind. The subconscious
mind has the ability, in anything it accepts as true, to do
whatever it takes to turn it into reality. The purpose of
an affirmation is to pass a message to the subconscious
mind, and to make it believe the message is true. So this
brings us to the first element of an effective affirmation.

1.The affirmation must be believable to the subconscious

Most of the affirmations people use, fail at this first
stage. They tend to give an unrealistic message to the
subconscious mind, hoping for a positive response. If you
are financially broke, and you say to yourself “I earn
$100,000 per year”, is this believable to your mind? If
your body is totally out of shape, and you say to yourself
“I am very attractive”, is this believable to your mind? I
doubt it.

What if you are currently broke, and you want to make
$100,000 per year? What if you are out of shape, and you
want to make yourself attractive? I find the best and
easiest way is to use the word “I choose” in your

Instead of saying “I earn $100,000 per year.”

Say “I choose to earn $100,000 per year”

Instead of saying “I am very attractive”

Say “I choose to feel that people find me attractive”

Do you feel the difference?

2.The subconscious mind seeks for proof

There is a misconception that the affirmation must be
repeated thousands of times before it can be installed in
the subconscious mind. This is not necessarily true. You
can use the repetition method to embed your affirmation,
but there is an easier way. It is, at the time you find the
proof, state your affirmation. Many people stay in poverty
because they associate pain with money. Whenever they spend
their money, they think of their bills, loans etc. This
will automatically lead to ultimate pain. It is the feeling
you attach to money that makes you rich or poor.

How can we turn this to our advantage? Instead of feeling
pain when spending money, what if we associate pleasure
with it? Next time when you go out shopping, at the moment
you take out your money or credit card, say this
affirmation to yourself “I always have more than enough to

See how you feel. This works because the subconscious mind
sees the proof. As long as you have some money left in your
pocket, this affirmation is always true, so the
subconscious mind will believe it.

How about if we combine the first and second methods
together and make an affirmation like this: “I choose to
feel that I always have more than enough to spend.” Say
this at the time you spend your money. See how you feel.
You don’t have to repeat it thousands of times, a few times
of real life proof will make your subconscious mind believe

3.The affirmation must trigger feelings

A fact about the subconscious mind is that it does not
speak in words, you can only communicate with it through
feelings, and emotions. There are two methods that you can
use to trigger your feelings. The first method is to use
words that involve feelings. Words like “fun, enjoyable,
comfortable, delightful” will work effectively. The second
method is to use imagination. Visualize that the situation
stated in your affirmation has already come true. See
yourself in that situation and feel the feelings.

4.The affirmation must obey the 3 Ps factor.

The 3 Ps are Positive, Present Tense, and Personal.

Affirmations must be stated positively. Instead of saying
“I am not fat”, say “I choose to stay slim”. The reason for
this is that before the mind knows the meaning of, “I am
not fat”, it must think of what fat means first. So saying
that statement will inevitably lead to the feeling of being

Affirmations must be in the present tense. Many books
mention this. However, I only agree to some extent. If you
say “I have a luxury car”, your mind will not believe you.
The reason I include this here is that once it is combined
with the first technique, it will work perfectly. Now say
“I choose to have a luxury car”. Your mind will do its best
to bring it into reality.

Affirmations must be personal. Your subconscious mind only
works for you, not for others. If you say “Ann loves me”,
it will not be effective, because you have no control over
Ann. Now say “I choose to feel that Ann really loves me”.
This time you are in control, because you can control your
own feelings.

5.Personal development affirmations should be stated in the

“I am confident” may not be as effective as “I am becoming
more and more confident”.

An even better affirmation might be “I choose to feel more
and more confident”.

The reason for using the comparative, is because there is
no end to how much more confident you can become.
Otherwise, your mind may think you are already confident
enough, and it will not need to do any more work.

These 5 techniques are the most effective ones that I have
found from my research on affirmations. If you can use all
the 5 techniques, I guarantee your results will be amazing.
Even if you only use one or two of the techniques stated
here, you will find your affirmations will become far more

Song Chengxiang is the author of popular online
ebooks "Rapid Manifestation" and "The Lost secrets of
Manifestation". His words have helped thousands of people
greatly change the quality of their lives and manifest
their true desires easily and effortlessly. He has recently
developed a powerful mind programming system- Quantum Mind
Power, with a top brainwave entrainment Engineer Morry
Zelcovitch. Check out this amazing new system and get a
FREE 5 part Quantum Mind Power ecourse at

How To Become A "Master" At What You Want To Do

Wouldn't it be great if you can become a "Master" (or at least good enough to be viewed as a master) at something that interest you?  It can be crafting a scrapbook, losing weight, gaining muscle, or even the best way to make a living.  Well there is a way.  In this technique you will actually be influencing yourself by reinforcing things you already learned.  And the best part is that you will be getting it done at the same time.  Let me explain.

It has been said that there are four phases in learning:

1. You learn by taking in information from books, videos, the internet, etc.
2. You learn by doing.
3. You learn by teaching others.
4. You learn by getting feedback from those you taught.  Because we all have different talents and perspectives, others will discover things that you could never think of.

If you discover a true desire, you will have no problems completing number 1 and 2.  But take a look at number 3.  To some people it might be viewed as a "burden" and a time consumer.  But to the adroit person there are hidden benefits in teaching.

Here are 3 that I can see: 1) You harness the power of Repetition  2) You get it done "effortlessly" 3) You engage the Principle of Reciprocity.

Let's take the first benefit.  When you teach someone, you are reviewing all the things you actually know AND discovered what you really don't know.  When you keep repeating  something over and over it becomes truth.  And you retain truth in your memory for a long time.

The second benefit is it gets you to take action on something you want to get done anyway.  Showing someone is the "trigger" that gets you to take action.  With your focus on showing the other person how to do it correctly, you get through the task effortlessly!

And lastly, you are doing something good for someone else, in which case, based on the law of  reciprocity, things will come back to you a hundred fold.

Now how's that for "killing THREE birds with one stone?"

But what if you can't find anyone that wants to learn what you know?  Not to worry because you still can at least "kill TWO birds with one stone."  Use the gift that only we humans have...our imagination.

Just teach an imaginary person.  I know that sounds odd but it is truly effective.  You don't have to talk out loud so others think you are insane.  You can just whisper to yourself to get the beneficial effects.  You can take it one step further and come up with questions a beginner might ask and see if you know the answers.  You will benefit from the 1) repetition aspect and 2) taking action aspect.

A spin-off of this technique is the "self-talk" technique.  You know that little voice inside you that says, "skip your workout," or "put off that project until tomorrow," or "..."  Well, you can actually talk yourself into what you want done.  Why are YOU the best one to turn to?  For one, you will ALWAYS be there to motivate and influence yourself no matter where you are in this world.  And two, you are the best motivator because only you know what you are thinking at that specific time.  Therefore, only you know what buttons to push to make you react and move.  

Now go influence yourself and become a master at what you want to do.


STAYING Motivated Using This Psychological Phenomenon

Staying motivated is one of the most common challenges people have.  Goals and Resolutions are made every time.  But are they kept?  Why is it that some people can accomplish amazing success while others just get by in life?  Well, as you will soon discover from Psychologist Anthony Galie, it's no fluke.  They are treated to this psychological phenomenon because they do a simple exercise that many just choose not to do.  It has everything to do with clarifying your self-image via repetitious statements.  Watch this video to see how to stay motivated via your subconscious self-image.

Staying Motivated By Using Your (Subconscious) Self-Image

Imagine what your life will be like if you start using this technique from now on. How do you want the new you to look like? Anthony Galie has made his services very affordable by telling you exactly how to create your (subconscious) self-image in Take Control of Your Subconscious Mind.

Grab a copy now because once you create a vivid self-image in your subconscious mind, you will finally stay "motivated" (if you want to call it that) to actually complete a goal(s).