Posted by Tommy Runfola | May 22, 2017
If you find yourself wishing you could live a better life, but don’t believe you have the means to acquire wealth, it’s likely your self-doubt has taken over, and ultimately has stifled your financial success. You have what it takes to build wealth, but you just may not have the confidence and drive to make this dream a reality. See how your self-doubt could be stopping you from living the fruitful life you deserve.
You Don’t Realize Your Potential
We live in a land of opportunity, yet if you don’t realize your potential, you can remain dormant in your professional and personal life. If it has never occurred to you that you could become wealthy, chances are you won’t. Subscribe to the idea that powerful and positive thinking could catapult your career. Think about wealth as an achievable goal and silence the negative talk that stops you from taking risks and trying to achieve your dreams.
Begin by making a list of your strengths. Are you creative? Do you have innovative ideas? If so, why haven’t you acted on these talents? Brainstorm business ideas and connect with mentors and professionals who are passionate about succeeding. Even if you do not fully realize your potential, others may see it right away and seek to join forces with you.
You Aren’t Committed to Success
You have to decide to become wealthy for riches to come your way. Decide to battle self-doubt and commit to a financially successful way of life. When you put your mind to a task or a new business venture, nothing can stop you from succeeding except for your self-doubt. Create a solid plan with action items to make sure you are moving forward. Face self-doubt head first when fear begins to make you doubt your abilities. And, most importantly, set your sights on the end goal. Commit to making your dreams a reality and forge forward with passion and enthusiasm.
You Procrastinate on a Regular Basis
Unfortunately, it is possible to talk yourself out of success. Procrastination can be your biggest enemy and if you let it win, you will never take the steps necessary to accomplish your goals. Look at the big picture and outline the steps you need to take to achieve financial independence. Acknowledge your reasons for procrastinating and identify how fear is ruling your life. When you face fear, it’s easier to dismiss it and recognize how it stops you from succeeding.
Create a timeline for your success, too, to enhance your wealth. Deadlines are motivating and add pressure and importance to your daily tasks. Remind yourself that if you fall behind on the tasks necessary to bring a project to fruition, your finances suffer. When money is on the line, you are more likely to kick it into gear and get moving.
You Are a Creature of Habit
While there is nothing wrong with having a routine, habits that leave you dormant professionally or personally, do not allow you to find wealth and success. If you find yourself falling back on habits that have not helped grow your finances, then adjust your actions and step out of your comfort zone. Make changes that positively affect your wealth. Begin by examining the habits of rich people. Are you taking the same risks? Are you willing to put your vulnerabilities aside and promote your skills and talents? Surround yourself with people who abandon old habits that should die so you are inspired to do the same.
Don’t let self-doubt rob you of the wealth and success you deserve. Instead, seek out strategies and ways to build your business and your bank account. In other words, WIN like Tommy. For more information on how to realize your own potential, contact me today.