While the unsuccessful see obstacles as barriers to the way to success and a reason to quit, the successful often see these as opportunities for further learning, greater profit or lower competition. Successful people have a ‘can-do’ attitude and don’t let obstacles come in the way.
Advice from Masters – Quotes & Tips on Opportunities vs Obstacles
Rich people believe that, if worse comes to worst, they can always make their money back.
Action always beats inaction. Rich people get started, They trust that once they get in the game, they can make intelligent decisions in the present moment, make corrections, and adjust their sails along the way.
Rich people see an opportunity, jump on it, and get even richer. As for poor people? They’re still preparing.
Rich people see opportunities. Poor people see obstacles. Rich people see potential growth. Poor people see potential loss. Rich people focus on the rewards. Poor people focus on the risks.Harv Eker – Money Coach, Author – Secrets of the Millionaire Mind
‘Can-do’ attitude: People with a “can do” attitude approach every situation with the outlook that no matter what, it can be done. They consistently use phrases like “We can do it,” “Let’s make it happen,” “Let’s work it out”—and they always maintain that a solution exists.
Challenges as opportunities: Successful people see all situations—even problems and complaints—as opportunities. Whereas many people loathe challenges—and use them as reasons to sink further into indifference—highly successful individuals are compelled and invigorated by challengesGrant Cardone – Author – The 10x rule / Sell or Be Sold
Top 10 Books on Dealing with Uncertainty & Failure
The road to success is filled with obstacles, uncertainty and failure. These 10 books will help equip you to better deal with such barriers and continue onwards towards fulfilling your goals.
Other concepts on Money, Success
Robert Kiyosaki’s cash flow quadrant, speaks about the different dynamics of income potential of the 4 types of people – Employees, Self-Employed, Businessmen and Investors. He explains the reasons why businessmen & investors have a far greater potential to get rich, and even have tax rules written in their favor.
People who truly succeed big, never try to compete – they choose instead to dominate their particular niche and become known as the ‘go-to’ person or company for those specific requirements. Domination allows you to never have to compete on price, not get involved in feature wars and bring along free marketing.
A mastermind is a group of people, who meet to share knowledge, skills and resources, to work towards a common purpose. While the core concept of a mastermind is linked to a very focused and structured group, we focus more on a broader understanding – how to surround yourselves with people that are valuable influences on your life.
When you run a business, the business is dependent on your presence to run. When you own a business, the business will function and generate profits regardless of your presence. The vast majority or entrepreneurs both own & run their business, making their business nothing much more than a glorified and highly lucrative job. To experience true freedom, you need to learn to own a business that is built to be able to operate without you.