4 Be Passionate: Believe, Act, Achieve

DOI: 10.4324/9781003260387-6

There is an overwhelming body of evidence in the self-help literature, supported by countless anecdotal reports, that you become what you think about. Virtually everything that was ever created or achieved first started as an “idea” in someone’s mind. Perhaps Napoleon Hill, author of the classic Think and Grow Rich, summed it up best when he said, “What the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” Indeed, the beginning of accomplishing your goals and living your dreams resides in initially thinking about what you want and in the power of visualization. These are widely considered the springboard for goal achievement and ultimate success.

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