Motivation And Your Personal Vision
An Unbeatable Force
Ken R. Harness
Motivation can take you far, but it can take you even further
if you first find your vision. Your vision will motivate and
guide you on your journey to success and personal fulfillment.
Trying to succeed at anything without first having a clear
vision of what it is you want to accomplish will only lead
to you going around in circles and eventually giving up in
To develop your vision, you must look inside yourself. Vision
comes from within, from the spirit or subconscious, whatever
you choose to call it. Every one has a vision that is uniquely
their own, and you are no different. The hard part comes in
understanding your personal vision and how it applies to your
personal motivation plan.
Your vision will most likely not come suddenly like some bolt
of lightning out of the sky. Instead, it will grow from your
experiences, talents, dreams, and desires, so don't try to
rush it. Instead, keep your motivation and allow your vision
to reveal itself through you.
Here are five steps you can use to effectively find your vision:
1. Learn to listen to your inner voice. Since your vision
starts from inside you, you should learn to listen and feel
what your mind and heart truly desire. What stirs you? What
is your greatest desire? What kind of dreams do you have?
If what you think you want does not really come from the inner
depths of your heart and soul, then you will find it difficult,
if not impossible, to not give up before you achieve it.
2. Prepare yourself mentally. Your vision begins in your mind
and heart. It is something that burns within your soul. It
should be greater than your all of your past memories, mistakes,
and accomplishments. If you know what your vision is, you
will have a purpose and won't get lost on your journey. Discouragement
is the outcome of not having a distinct vision. If you don't
know where you're going or how to get there, the journey will
seem a lot longer and harder.
In order to seek your vision, retreat to a quiet and tranquil
place, a place that will allow your mind to think creatively
and concentrate on your vision.
3. Seek out other motivated vision seekers. Greatness breeds
greatness, and it is for this reason that you should seek
out the company of others who can appreciate and support your
vision. Hang with the winners and it will keep your motivation
4. Keep a notebook and pen handy. All too often, when seeking
a vision, it is easy to forget that it is 90 percent inspiration,
as American inventor Thomas Edison said. With that in mind,
you never know when your vision is going to come to fruition,
so keep a small notebook with you at all times, even on your
nightstand when you sleep, and write down whatever comes to
mind, no matter how silly it seems at the time. You may write
down a hundred crazy ideas but number one hundred and one
just might be the vision you were searching for. Don't try
to edit right now, just write down everything that comes to
5. Don't try to fully understand your vision. The vision you
are seeking will most likely come to you in ways that you
won't fully understand at the moment. That's okay. Just follow
as much of your vision as you can right now, and more will
be revealed to you as time goes on.
All truly successful people have a vision that they follow,
no matter what challenges they may face, to its eventual outcome.
Begin following the above steps to seek your vision today
and remember that true, lasting success will never come to
you until you know what your vision is and how you will follow
it. And you will be unstoppable if you combine your personal
vision with a healthy dose of motivation.
Let success coach Ken Harness lead you beyond self
improvement to the next level - self empowerment. Subscribe
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improvement newsletter at www.getmotivatednow.com
and create your own destiny.
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