In this episode, we will discuss how to live your desired lifestyle no matter what life stage you are currently living and why too many of us don’t get there.

Show Notes:

  1. What does your ideal life look like…. feel like…
  2. What do you want to do with the little time you have left
    1. Life speeds up as we get older
  3. What is preventing you from living the life you want
    1. Family to support
    2. Worry about having enough to retire, pay mortgage, buy car, buy a new house, add-on, pay for college 
    3. On and on and on
    4. Fear…. To take a chance
      1. “One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn’t do.” — Henry Ford
      2. “Fears are nothing more than a state of mind.” — Napoleon Hill
      3. Les Brown says, “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.”
      4. Anthony Moore says, “If you’re not willing to fail, you guarantee you’ll stay average-at-best.”
  4. Know what you want.  Keep asking yourself is what I am doing right now getting me what I want.  If yes keep doing it and if not stop.  
    1. Can have everything you want in life if you help enough people get what they want – Zig Ziglar 
    2.  Many people may not know what they want but they know they don’t want any less than current lifestyle.
    3. Do the opposite of what everyone else is doing – positive, upbeat, inspirational
  5. Do the opposite of what everyone else is doing – positive, upbeat, inspirational
    1. “It’s lonely at the top. 99% of people are convinced they are incapable of achieving great things, so they aim for mediocre. The level of competition is thus fiercest for ‘realistic’ goals, paradoxically making them the most competitive.” — Tim Ferriss
    2.  Precious time is slipping away
  6. Need to get out of your comfort zone.  Must overcome the behaviors of doubting yourself, worrying about what others think or will think, push through the fear the roadblocks, get past the mediocre life you aren’t liking.  JUST DO IT. ACT NOW. DONT OVERTHINK IT. Stop looking for the next best thing, worried it won’t work out, and the list could go on and on.
  7. Steps to take to reach that desired lifestyle:
    1. Clear your mind
    2. Be you.  Spend energy on the things that matter to you.
    3. Don’t be afraid of failure.  Reframe it as a learning experience.  Expect it to happen.  Take the next step forward.
    4. Dream.  Plan.  Do.
    5. Be Proactive
  8. “Money isn’t the most important thing in the world, but it’s right up there with oxygen!” Zig Ziglar
    1. Everything we hold dear is funded with dollars
    2. Calendar and checkbook never lie – what do I say is important to me

Call to Action: 

Take action today!  One thing that you know you should be doing to move yourself forward. Just do it and stay committed.  Not every week I want to record and episode but I made a commitment.  Not every episode is the best but I will keep pressing forward and over the long run I will become better and better.