Thinking Big

Thinking Big

If you wish to achieve large success, it is essential that you learn to think big. Too many people prefer to think small and focus on achievable goals, and miss out achieving anything big in life. On the other hands, people who think big, end up benefiting from lower competition, higher motivation and greater chances of success.

Advice from Masters – Quotes & Tips on Thinking Big

Thinking quote by David J Schwartz  - Big thinkers are specialists in creating positive, forward-looking, optimistic pictures in their own minds and in the minds of others. To think big, we must use words and phrases that produce big, positive mental images.

The size of your thoughts: Case history after case history proved that the size of bank accounts, the size of happiness accounts, and the size of one’s general satisfaction account is dependent on the size of one’s thinking.

Lower competition: The tendency for so many people to think small means there is much less competition than you think for a very rewarding career.

David J Schwartz – The Magic of Thinking Big
Thinking quote by David J Schwartz - It is well to respect the leader. Learn from him. Observe him. Study him. But don’t worship him. Believe you can surpass. Believe you can go beyond.

It is better to be unreasonable: The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.

Doing the Unrealistic Is Easier Than Doing the Realistic:  It’s lonely at the top. Ninety-nine percent of people in the world are convinced they are incapable of achieving great things, so they aim for the mediocre. The level of competition is thus fiercest for “realistic” goals, paradoxically making them the most time and energy-consuming.

The benefit of BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal): Having an unusually large goal is an adrenaline infusion that provides the endurance to overcome the inevitable trials and tribulations that go along with any goal.

Tim Ferris – Author – 4-hour workweek / Tools of Titans / Tribe of Mentors
Thinking quote by Darren Hardy - There’s nothing wrong with ordinary. I just prefer to shoot for extraordinary.

Making 20X a rock-solid inner-core belief is a foundational element and must be present before you can see the results of taking Massive Action. You can put in a ton of effort, but if you don’t truly believe you’re capable of 20X, then you will instinctively find ways to sabotage yourself and not fully reap the benefits of putting in so much time and effort to accomplish your goals.

Sunil Saxena – Author – Massive Action equals Massive Results
Thinking quote by Babe Ruth - I swing big with everything I’ve got. I hit big, or I miss big.

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Other concepts on Thinking

The power of positive thinking

Positive Thinking

Positive thinking is an attitude where you focus on the bright side of things and only expect positive results. By thinking positive thoughts, we end up attracting positive outcomes (via the law of attraction), taking positive actions, tackling obstacles & challenges with ease and living a happier life.

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Dominate – Don’t Compete

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.



Negativity is the polar opposite of positive thinking. It’s a tendency to focus on negative thoughts – the problems, the obstacles, their failures, the situation and so on. Negativity leads to problems where others see solutions and an inability to accomplish anything in life, due to all the reasons why it cannot be done.



Paradigms are a standard, a perspective, concepts or a set of ideas that affect the way we perceive the world. Our reality is often based more on the paradigms that we have grown up with (based on our families, society and education), than fundamental reality itself with big implications for all self-improvement efforts.