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Have you ever wondered why some really intelligent, nice, hard-working people never get anywhere in life?

Or how some people who don’t seem to work that hard and haven’t got that much going for them seem to always have great luck and achieve the things they dream of?

I sure have. In fact, it’s a subject that has intrigued and perplexed me for my whole adult life. Having spent decades investigating what makes people fail or succeed, I have to conclude that it essentially comes down to two basic areas.

1. Behavior systems. The actions some people do regularly over time end up giving them a totally different result from the average performer.

2. The mental state of a high achiever is fundamentally different from that of the ordinary ...

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