BELOW AVERAGE OR SUPER SUCCESSFUL: YOU CHOOSE!
Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make you a far happier and more productive person.
—Dr. David M. Burns
Richard was no different from many other beginning investors. Over the last 15 years, I have taught thousands of people the secrets and strategies of successful real estate investing. This experience with such a large group of investors has allowed me to study their habits and compile first-hand data on the psychology of success. I have learned that there are fundamentals upon which successful investors base their actions.
The data has also revealed the important fact that average investors can learn to become super successful if they allow themselves. Often, the biggest deterrent average investors have is themselves. If they would get out of their own way, they would create substantially better results in their life. The problem is too many allow fear to hold them back.
The reality is that fear is an ever-present emotion for investors, from rookie to veteran. It has been hardwired into our brains since childhood. Fear reveals itself in many shapes and sizes, and the symptoms are quite noticeable once you know what to look for.
Fear can be paralyzing or very motivating. The choice is yours. Tapping into the positive side of fear is a strategy that the super successful use to rise above the crowd. They all admit that fear ...