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What you obsess about the most you eventually become. Obsess about success.


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Bad judgment is like hypothermia — your body and mind want to go to sleep, but you’ll end up dead if you allow yourself to succumb to the emotion of that moment.


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The best way to carry a grudge is as a chip on your shoulder — as added motivation for achieving your goals.


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When you can’t manage your priorities, you won’t manage to be successful.


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Your fear that you might not make it this time — that’s what is keeping you alive and energized.


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It doesn’t matter until it does. Make sure you’re paying attention to the details along the way.


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You can change the world if enough people care alongside you. Apathy is your biggest enemy.


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The greatest discovery you will ever make is that nothing is impossible.


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You can be all you imagine yourself to be. You will be everything you believe you are worth being.


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What you think about the most you eventually do. Winners make time to think beyond the stress they are facing right now.


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If you want it bad enough and are willing to work hard enough, for long enough — you can accomplish anything.


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Success demands that you try an absurd number of times.


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If you stop doing the right thing before it starts working, you’ve just done the wrong thing.


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Change doesn’t happen until you ask hard, uncomfortable questions of yourself.


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Success is not found accidentally.


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Don’t confuse ‘spending money’ with developing discipline, working tirelessly, and fixing problems with your business strategy.


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You don’t have to be perfect to be awesome.


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Winning matters.


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Progress comes from momentum which is carved from the bedrock of consistent effort.


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Stop shape-shifting to fit what you think other people want you to be. You’re you. Act like you. And if that “you” isn’t awesome, then work tirelessly to change that.


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A fast and easy answer is usually a recipe for long term frustration.


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Your goals look a lot scarier a few months after you make them. That’s not an excuse to shrug them off.


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If you want to start thinking differently, start surrounding yourself with people who act differently.


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Nothing changes until you change your intensity.


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Don’t let doing good things get in the way of doing great things. Keep fighting to be better than you are right now.


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It’s your duty to be awesome.


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If today was the day you were finally going to win, did you show up?


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Ignore anything that distracts you from achieving your ambitious plans for doing something amazing.


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There’s no shortcut for the time that it takes for you to start seeing results.


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No one cares about your vision like you.


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The quickest way to fail is to put off until later what needs to be done right now. That’s also what happen naturally — planning to do it all later.


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The greatest power you have is your resolve to keep trying.


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If your goal is big enough and meaningful enough, you’ll stay motivated.


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Spend the time you worry about what other people think about you proving them wrong.


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Information can change what you know. Transformation will change who you become.


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Don’t worry about getting it wrong as long as you are willing to keep trying.


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Be you. Be the best you possible. Be(you)tiful.


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Jealousy is the price mediocrity pays to for excellence.


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There is no fast track to achieving amazing goals.


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Just like you don’t need to question the need to keep breathing, you shouldn’t need to question the need to keep going.


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There usually is no easy way out for big problems, but there is always a way out.


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You don’t need more information to get better results. You need an insatiable appetite for being better.


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The difference between winning and losing usually just comes down to who has the most guts — not brains.


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What you do today has consequences tomorrow. For good. For bad. For awesome. There are no accidents or lucky breaks.


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Sometimes doing what’s right isn’t much fun right now.  It’s still the right thing to do though.


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To keep your head straight, keep your finances straight.


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Unless you focus on being amazing at one thing, you’ll find yourself being mediocre at everything.


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A better idea isn’t really any better than any other idea. What matters is your ability to execute an idea. 


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Being “in the game” isn’t about where you are when the game is being played. It’s about where your head is at while you’re playing.


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Do not apologize for greatness, achieve it.


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Nothing can replace unrelenting forward progress.


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You can spend your time complaining, trying, working, tweeting, pitching, calling, running, meeting, building, training, making, looking, living, thinking, teaching, learning, planning, standing, leading, playing, waiting, growing, hearing, starting, fighting, dealing, proving, speaking, telling, acting, helping, hoping, or hanging around.  Or you can do the one thing that matters.


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Real champions don’t just work hard physically. They work hard emotionally.


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If you keep moving towards where you want to be, you’ll eventually end up there.


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No one can stop you when you decide that you’ll never quit.


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When you lose your way, find your will.


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Being obsessed with figuring it out is your way of knowing you will win before you even start the contest.


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Until you believe that ‘you’ are all you need to be amazing, you probably won’t find yourself accomplishing outrageously enviable success.


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They don’t call you crazy once you’ve done it. Only while you’re talking about it.


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You’re only “down and out” if you’re still lying on the floor. Get up and give yourself a chance. Keep fighting.


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Changing isn’t hard. Needing to change is very hard.


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Knowing what you want is the tipping point for finding success.


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Changing might hurt right now, but losing hurts forever.


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Instead of whining, whimpering, or “why-ing” your way through the day, put your head down and work.


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The best way to feel like doing something is to just start doing it.


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You can’t change the world without polarizing people. Some of them won’t like you.


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If you want to be lucky, work harder than everyone else around you.


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So what if the experts disagree with you. They might be wrong.


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There are no easy choices. Just easier ones.


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Make a plan. Build a strategy. Be as creative as you can be. Then work like a crazy man to start making your plan a reality.


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Dream without limits. Live without regrets.


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Focus on your future and fight to fulfill it.


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The secret to being successful is doing the hard things that everyone else is too busy, bored, or bothered to do.


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Big goals start with small steps.


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Get your head out of the clouds.  Life isn’t hypothetical. It’s not hyperbole. It’s painful and sad and gritty at times.  Along the way you are guaranteed to lose time and friends and money.  Sometimes self-respect, dignity, and courage.  Get serious about your future.


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Nothing changes until people get passionate about a cause.


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Clients want to pay a fair value for a great product.Totally free creates ambivalence for a discerning client.  Money changing hands reduces the ‘scary’ part of a deal.


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You can take a gut punch and hit the mat or keep moving.  It’s your choice.


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If you want your circumstances to change, you have to do something to change them. It’s on you.


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Anybody can do the easy stuff, but it’s the hard stuff that ultimately determines how successful you become.


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It is always what it’s not. Remember that when things appear to add up.


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Create momentum by replacing worry with action.


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Courage is not no much a single big action as it is a series of small and seemingly insignificant ways of living boldly.


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Just because you cover your eyes with your ‘life’ doesn’t mean that reality has suddenly disappeared.  Get real.  Fix things.


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Today is the only day you’ll have. Use it like the rare commodity you’ll realize it was tomorrow.


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Your attitude is exactly what you allow it to be.


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Just about every strategy looks like it’s not working before it actually starts paying off. What you see right now isn’t a good reason to quit.


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If you want something you’ve never had before, you must do something you’ve never done before.


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You can spend your time appearing to be right or you can just work to fix what you think is wrong.


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Don’t tell me you can’t get out of bed earlier because you’re not a “morning person”. You’re just not a motivated person.


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Not deciding to be awesome doesn’t protect you from getting hurt. It just makes you a loser for longer


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Sometimes what looks like brilliance is really just guts.


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The path to full potential travels through the valley of setbacks.


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The only thing you can’t do is what you’re not possessed by a big enough purpose to get done.


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The right conversation can literally change the rest of your life.


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You’re not afraid of being successful. You’re afraid of how hard its going to be until you get there.


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Obsession fulfills passion’s choice of destiny.


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The only thing you can’t do is the one thing you’re not willing to do.


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Doing good things won’t get you great results. That takes you doing great things.


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Ever notice how a quitter always seems to have a good excuse why ‘giving up’ was the smart choice?  Funny — you’ll never hear a superstar telling you that they wish they had given up earlier.


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If you think you just can’t make it, you probably won’t.


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The most likely winner isn’t always the person who ends up winning. Guts matter.


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Better to burn out than never to have burned at all.


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Progress isn’t some day-labor, ditch-digging assignment you can hire out to anyone and walk away. It’s your mission. Your responsibility.


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If you don’t “need” to be successful, you probably won’t be. It can’t be optional.


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‘You’ are the great differentiator. As far as ‘you’ can push ourselves is as far as ‘you’ will ever go to realizing your goals.


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There is no ‘do’ without a ‘try’.


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Nothing is more powerful than the will of man to rise above himself to achieve greatness.


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Sometimes ‘finished’ is better than ‘best’.


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Anybody can try hard when the crowd is cheering. It takes guts to grind it out when no one is around to see you do the right thing.


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Being awesome isn’t free. It’s going to cost you more than you want to pay.


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Blaming others won’t ever change your circumstances for the better. It just guarantees you an ugly future.


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Inspiration is a reward. You have to work for it and fight to keep it.


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Sometimes you have to look straight into the abyss where danger, pain, and frustration seem likely to crush your dreams and continue forward. This is the moment where you choose your destiny.


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If you aren’t doing what matters, you will never get to where you want to be.


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If you aspire to be greater than you are now, believe more than you do now.


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You can’t deliver a magical experience on a conveyor belt of mediocrity. Take time to do things right.


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Your destiny is not determined by what happens to you, but how you react to what happens to you; not by what life brings to you as a destiny, but by the attitude you bring to life in determining your own destiny.


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