Some Blunt Advice on Why You Don’t Succeed
by Anthony Demangone
There are days when you need a swift kick to the posterior to realign things. That’s what I thought when I read this article that lists 13 reasons why you aren’t as successful as you’d like to be. (NFIB.com.) Written by Jim Kukral, it really does a good job of cutting to the chase. He’s blunt. Very direct.
But I bet at least two of the points will hit a bit too close to home for you. About 6 did for me…
Here’s a few of his guesses regarding why you aren’t as successful as you’d like.
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#1 Reason You’re Not As Successful As You Should Be – Laziness
I don’t think there’s an easy way to put this. I have to assume that you’re lazy. Every single successful person works their butts off to get where they are. It’s ok to be lazy. Just admit it. But don’t whine about not being rich and successful, ok?
#5 Reason You’re Not As Successful As You Should Be – Stop Thinking
How much do you want to bet you have paralysis by analysis? You think way too much about what you could or should do. Doers get what they want, and everyone else gets what they get. Stop analyzing and start doing.
#9 Reason You’re Not As Successful As You Should Be – Time Waste
You’re a classic time-waster. You spend hours and hours every day working on not-working. You do things that aren’t productive. How are you ever going to get anything done, or reach any goal if you keep wasting time? You’re not. So you might as well give up now if you’re going to keep this path.