No More Procrastination: Only You Can Make Your Dreams Come True
What’s your purpose? What inspires you? What are you passionate about?
We take a moment to think about what gets our adrenaline pumping, what piques our interest, what gets us excited.
As the years go by, the question becomes harder to answer. As a child, we don’t think about all the obstacles we will have to face, but as an adult, that’s all people do (at least the most of us)! We put off our dreams for “someday” in the future.
Here’s the deal: “someday” isn’t magically going to come. You need to make it happen! A distinguishing factor between successful and content people is that they don’t wait for things to fall into place—they pave their own path!
Easier said than done? We know. There are steps you can take to get started.
1. Write down your goals and set objectives
The beginning of every big project involves setting goals. Do you want to open a cafe? Start off by writing down details.
Visualize the ambience, the kind of people you want to cater to, the sort of food you want to serve. The clearer your vision is, the stronger your drive.
2. Research. Learn. Grow.
You can’t start a business without a sufficient amount of research. Learn everything you need in order to expand your understanding of the industry and its inner workings.
People who aim to start a business will need to look at all legal paperwork that is required and all the information that is needed to develop a thorough business plan.
You’ll need to do the same when you’re shifting careers.
3. Develop a plan of action
Once you’ve gathered all the information that is needed, you can now create a plan of action. Break down the process into milestones and make yourself a realistic schedule.
Shifting careers can require certification and experience so be ready to commit to classes. You may need to sign up for training programs that arm you with essential skills needed to progress further. Understand that you may need to pay your dues – nothing good comes easy!
4. Just keep moving
Life will always get in the way, but that shouldn’t stop you from attaining your goals. Everything is achievable if you put your mind into it! Keep your spirits up. When things get stressful, step away for a moment to revitalize yourself and then come back to it. Engage in positive self-talk and keep yourself motivated.
Need some inspiration to get you going?
Speaker Hall of Fame member Steve Rizzo is an inspirational motivational keynote speaker who is known for his wit, humor and business insight.
Steve’s committed his life to helping people realize their potential and achieving their dreams by boosting morale and motivation. Check out his books Motivate THIS! and Get Your SHIFT Together to get you started. You can also contact his team by calling (855) 841-9255 for more information on where he’s speaking next.