IS IT POSSIBLE TO BEGIN 2017 with nothing more than a big goal, a bold ambitious idea and crush it in 100 days…by April 10th?
I’ve been studying that question for more than 20 years.
And the answer is unequivocal: YES, IT IS!
I often say that there are basically two ways to achieve a goal:
1. Slowly through small, incremental steps.
2. Quickly by following the rapid execution strategies in the 100 Day Challenge.
THINK ABOUT IT….
If the goal is to become debt free…why perpetuate the pain and do it slowly?
If the goal is to get in great shape…why on earth should it be a long draw out process?
If the goal is to get better grades…why should it take any longer then the next exam to turn things around?
If the goal is to become the sales leader in your company…why should it take until next year when you can wear the crown next month?
If the goal is to get rich…then you might as well get rich fast, and while your young for that matter.
The fact is…any goal, plan, intention or idea expands so as to fill and reinforce the unnecessary amount of time you’ve made available for its completion.
EXPERIENCE TELLS ME…that if you have a burning desire fueled by an indomitable will…if you’re willing to go all in for 100 days…and if you follow the proven principles of rapid execution as laid out in the 100 Day Challenge, that you can rip the knob off of 2017—and completely transform your life or business.
Michael Wilcox of Boulder Colorado did just that and accomplished the goal of paying off his $192,000 mortgage balance in get this…100 days.
This message exists to show you how, and we’ll begin by focusing on the…
THE BATTLE FOR YOUR MIND
I have come to the understanding that you cannot change your behavior nor improve your results until and unless you change your beliefs…and that the most important element in your strategy to win the battle for your mind and productivity is your own psychology.
Consider the ramifications of this next question slowly and seriously….
“What’s the point of having a belief system if your thoughts and beliefs do not embed feelings of high self-esteem and supreme self-confidence…if they do not embolden you to dare mighty things…if they do not empower you to make your mark on the world.
You’re not here to merely exist, to conform to weak will of the majority, to settle for mediocrity…to live small nor to break even.
You were fearfully, wonderfully and uniquely made to make a difference. You’re here to break rules, break records and to create breakthrough performances.
To do so, you must breakthrough any self-imposed limitation and resistance force that is holding you back from unleashing your greatness.
You do that by building…
A FORTRESS OF BELIEFS
When you think of a fortress….a heavily protected, impenetrable building probably comes to mind. It’s purpose is to keep you safe and secure inside the walls of the fortress, while keeping the bad guys and any harm outside.
A fortress of beliefs serves a similar purpose. It’s designed to protect you…by protecting your self-esteem…your focus, time, wealth, health, mental well-being, productivity and your reputation.
A strong mental fortress ensures that you are not susceptible to outside negative influence or mental disturbance in any way.
And, when it comes to success, the attraction of wealth, maximizing productivity and FAST TRACKING YOUR GOALS…nothing else really matters.
Why? Because…if you can’t protect your thinking, if you can’t keep negative or limiting thoughts at bay, if you don’t build a fortified wall to protect your productivity…your results and peace of mind will ALWAYS be compromised.
You cannot afford to be delusional nor naïve about this truth: hostile forces constantly attack – with an array of weaponry including negative self-talk, pity, fear, false assumptions, accepted societal norms, other people’s opinions, all forms of media, along with the constant disruptions of email, phone calls, text and social messaging, and more.
These REAL weapons of mass destruction… stop productivity dead in its tracks.
Precisely because people have not learned how to diligently built a fortress of beliefs to protect them against their deadly influence…they find their hopes, dreams, ideas, careers, finances and even their marriages in serious disrepair and ruin.
When it comes to this attack against your mind and productivity, however, you don’t have to accept defeat…but you do have to accept the idea that building a fortress of beliefs is a LARGE PART of the solution.
So how do you do it…what’s the brick and mortar needed to build a strong, powerful, healthy fortress that protects you from the people, places and things that are aggressively determined to win the battle for your mind?
The four criteria for building, measuring and nurturing your fortress of beliefs are the following.
1. Your beliefs must…create positive, consistent and sustainable results.
To determine the strength and utilitarian value of your beliefs, simply look at your results as they serve as judge, jury and executioner of your performance.
The purpose of your beliefs is to drive results…not to deflate them…to confront fear….not surrender to it.
Behavior is the physical manifestation of your beliefs and behavior never lies…which means your results tell you and the world everything you need to know about the quality and value of your beliefs.
2. Your beliefs must…bring you peace of mind.
Low self-esteem, anxiety, insomnia, chaos, depression, guilt and shame are the result of a corrupted belief system.
If these beliefs dominate your thinking, than you have in effect built a mental prison and condemned yourself to living a small, fear-filled life…not a fortified belief system that allows your spirit to soar.
There is zero upside to self-limiting, negative beliefs…ONLY clean, pure and positive beliefs help you to fast track your goals and live the bold, ambitious and beautiful life you’ve always imagined.
3. Your beliefs must…make you feel safe and secure.
A mental fortress just like a physical fortress is meant to protect you and make you feel safe.
If your fortress contains elements of fear, doubt and worry…if your belief system says that lying, cheating and dishonoring commitments is acceptable behavior…I assure you that you belief system has been seriously damaged.
4. Your beliefs must…unleash your full potential.
It’s actually pretty simple. Your beliefs either empower you to rise to meet the mental demands and physical rigors of big challenging goals, or they undermine your ability to do so.
Precisely because victory or failure ALWAYS begins in the mind is reason enough as to why you need to build a strong, healthy fortress of beliefs.
To reinforce what I said earlier…the most important element in your strategy to win the battle for your mind and productivity is your own psychology.
Therefore, allow me to share the fortress of beliefs that serve as the foundational core of the 100 Day Challenge…and which will allow you to create a series of performance explosions.
If they don’t inspire you to question and liquidate any counterproductive attitudes, approaches, superstitions, or beliefs that are holding you back from unleashing your greatness…than nothing will.
To receive maximum value from your participation in the 100 Day Challenge and to make 2017 the best year of your life…
You must believe that no matter how successful you or your organization has been in the past…that you have far more to offer the world than what you are currently displaying.
You must believe that you have the ability to multiply your performance, dramatically exceed your best expectations, and achieve goals on a scale that in the past seemed impossible.
You must believe that you have no legal or moral obligation or, for that matter, logical reason to settle for small, marginal…incremental growth.
You must believe that you were fearfully, wonderfully and uniquely made to make a difference…and that destiny is calling in 2017.
You must believe that in order for you to create a performance explosion, that you need to give up a few things to include false assumptions about how fast you change your life, self-limiting beliefs that undermine progress and the comfort zone that holds you back from unleashing your greatness.
You must also believe that the 100 Day Challenge is the best program in the world for fast tracking your goals…and the smartest way to leapfrog your way to a bigger, bolder and more beautiful life.
I created the 100 Day Challenge to show you how to fend off ALL the enemies of productivity and how to get more accomplished in 100 days than most people do over the course of ten years.
Your mindset for the moment may be flawed by doubt and skepticism. I completely understand.
The idea of making huge performance leaps, jumping from your present level of achievement to one several stages higher in 100 days is an alien idea.
You have not been trained to think that way…and you may very well have definite reservations about the possibility that you can make such exponentional improvement at all in such an abbreviated time frame.
However, I assure you that your doubts and skepticism are rooted in mental limitation. Your doubts are NOT the product of accurate thinking but habitual thinking.
Years ago you drank the Kool-Aid and accepted flawed and limiting conclusions as correct…you began to live your life as if those warped ideas about your potential were true, and ceased the bold experiment in living.
2017 has arrived…destiny is calling, and now’s the time for you to embrace a few new and empowering beliefs.
It has to be this way as the beliefs that brought you to your current level of performance are INCAPABLE of taking you to a higher and far more superior level of performance.
My advice at this moment is that if you want to be skeptical of some ideas that truly deserve to be called into question, challenge the thoughts and beliefs that have argued against your taking big, bold and audacious moves.
Doubt is the enemy of hope; it does the majority of damage. Therefore, don’t give it any mental space.
From the moment you begin the 100 Day Challenge…I encourage you to proceed boldly…to act as if it is completely inconceivable that you will experience anything other than a significant leap in your performance.
And, if you still feel like doubting something, doubt your self-imposed limits…because you are here to unleash your greatness, and it would be my honor to show you how.
Gary Ryan Blair
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