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Success Alchemy Secret #5: Detach Yourself from The Outcome

If you have a big goal that you want to manifest and that you are working towards achieving, one of the most basic steps in the manifestation, is being able to Detach yourself from the Outcome, while you are taking daily action towards your goal. There is great power in Detachment and having total trust. Actually being impatient about what you want to create, being worried, scared, concerned, very attached to actually having that outcome, will have the opposite results for you.

Success Alchemy Secret #3: Take Time off

Most people who are driven for success, tend to push too hard and put in too many hours and exhaust themselves, ignoring the fact that in order to perform your best, you need to keep your mind, body and spirit in optimal state. If you put in too many hours consistently and don’t give yourself time to rest, not only your mind, your productivity and creativity will suffer, but it will have an effect on your health, your personal life and your relationships.

Success Alchemy Secret #2: Let Go of Other People’s Opinion

If you think of any of the really successful people in history and read their stories, you will realize that one of the things that actually made them so successful was that they followed their true calling and they were not concerned about other people’s opinions. The truth is that if you really believe in what you do, if its aligned with your core values and mission, if you trust in yourself and your self worth, if you do something that is ethical and does not harm anyone, if what you do comes from your heart, you are not concerned about what other people think, you just follow your calling.

Gary Vaynerchuk Interview with Pavlina Papalouka – Succeeding in Today’s Economy

Video Interview with one marketing’s biggest success stories – New York Times best-selling author and super successful online entrepreneur Gary Veynerchuk. Gary grew his father’s business from a humble liquor store into a wine empire through a combination of social media and online marketing. Today he’s a media mogul, bestselling author and consults Fortune 500 companies on their Social Media strategy. Find out what he told me about succeeding in today’s economy in the must watch interview

Geeks, Start-ups and the Top 10 Rules of New Entrepreneurship

Ever since Tim Ferris published The 4-Hour Workweek and Zuckerberg got us entangled in his social network, Geeks have become the new hot currency. They the only ones who can conceive and build fast growing technology based businesses that are taking the world by storm. Find out their top 10 Rules for setting up high growth start-ups and becoming a successful internet entrepreneur.

What Do You Really Want?

What do you really desire? What are you passionate about? How would you really be like to be spending your life if money was no object? Most of us are raised placing limitations and boundaries around what we are supposed to do with our life based on what our educational system teaches us and what society and our family expects from us or believes is best of us.

How The Secret Changed My Life

No, I didn't sit around meditating and thinking positive thoughts 24/7 after watching 'The Secret' to attract what I want. Change did not happen from one day to the next. There was no instant gratification. Great things did happen in my life, wishes manifested and dreams did come true over time. Law of attraction does work, but under certain conditions....

Remembering Stephen Covey – Resolving Conflict

In dealing with conflicts we only see 2 alternatives - my side and your side, my team or your team, my country or your country, my opinion or your opinion. People tend to get stuck on these two alternatives. The problem in solving conflicts is in how we think, we really think that there are only 2 alternatives. However, there is almost always a third alternative that is beyond and better than either of our positions.

Manifest with Pinterest!

Pavlina Papalouka interviews Social Media Strategist and author Lydia Kyriakidou, who has just released a new course on 'How to Manifest your desires with zero effort using Pinterest' . Lydia explains why by using Pinterest and other social media we can easily move to a frequency where manifesting happens easily and effortlessly.

What’s your Backup Plan?

Not having a backup plan means that you set unrealistic expectations about life, you assume that things are always going to turn out as expected and that life will always be in your favor. Life is mostly about polar opposites: Pain and Pleasure, Good and bad, Up and Down, Kind and Mean, Loving and Hateful, Happy and Unhappy. It's just how life is, shit happens.

Goal Setting: Why Set Goals?

Goal Setting is helpful for two simple reasons: It helps your mind stay focused on your highest priorities and tells your subconscious what is most important for you and what to look for in your environment to identify opportunities. Smart goal setting means setting short term reachable goals to reach long time bigger goals and putting a concrete plan down around achieving your goals.

What we Learned from Steve Jobs – 16 Lessons on Life and Entrepreneurship from a Creative Genius

As the media around the world are buzzing with tributes to his life and his contribution to technology and society at large, I would like to focus with this article on what we have learned as a global community from Steve Jobs, including some of the gems of inspiration and popular inspirational 'quotes' he has left us with, that will be perpetuated for generations to come.

Neuromarketing: How Brain Research Guides the Future of Marketing

Neuromarketers are using MRI scanners to dig into the human subconscious and analyze the brain of volunteers while showing them advertising messages and having them compare competitive products. The findings show that emotion becomes more important than logical reasoning when it comes to selecting a product. Neuromarketers use their findings to help companies improve their marketing message and influence buying decisions.

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