Your Chances of Success Are HIGH.

Last Update: August 08, 2019

People often ask me this...

"What are the chances that I can succeed at this?"

To be completely frank, your chances of success at this or any other business are just as good as me, or anyone else that is doing this full time. I know that sounds like motivational speak, but this response is just pointing out the obvious reality.

Without sounding too cliche, we are all given the same amount of hours in a day. We have 24 hours. There is a good chance that you lead a busy life, you have time commitments, and you have people and other external forces vying for MORE of your time.

The reality is, even those that are creating VAST success within the affiliate marketing and online world are dealing with these same issues. It is how you handle these issue and how you approach your business that will improve your chances of success to the point where they are considerably HIGHER than most.

So today I want to give you a game plan moving forward.

How Do YOU Improve Your Chances of Success?

There are key things that you are going to want to do if you seriously want to create a successful business online, and I am not going to tiptoe about with the key focuses.

There are SIX in fact, those of which I want to give you a detailed implementation plan. If you can tackle these, your chances of success are VERY HIGH. In fact, it will tip the needle and you will have a competitive advantage over 99% of people out there.

(1) Time Management. People whine and complain to me that they don't have enough time.

They are in school. They have a family. They have a job, or in many cases, are working several jobs.

But the reality is, that is something that almost all of us are struggling with. It is not an excuse that you should lean on as the reason as to why you can't start a business and why you are not achieving success.

I personally started out while full time in college, playing sports, committed to the gym daily, and I had a social life as well to maintain. I made sacrifices in my day, and replaced time when others probably wouldn't be willing to sacrifice, and replaced that with working on my business.

Instead, break down your days and weeks. Use the gaps in your day, and sometimes replace senseless activity like social media, like watching TV, and even in some cases hobbies or lunches, or breaks in the day, or naps...and replace that with working on your business. If you aren't willing to do this, there are going to be many others that are. Guess who those people are? They are the ones SUCCEEDING.

(2) Goal Setting. You like are thinking, "I already set goals". Well that may be the case, but if you are setting goals and not achieving them, you are either being too ambitious and getting discouraged as a result, or you simply are not working hard enough to achieve these goals.

Because of this, I suggest that you take a multi-pronged approach to goal setting. You will want to focus on goals that are ambitious (I want a mansion, I want to retire, I want to become a millionaire), but much smaller and actionable goals that will take you towards your more ambitious ones.

What are you going to achieve today? Make a list of your goals. And work to accomplish as many of these goals that you can.

What is your agenda for this week? Set your goals every Sunday night or Monday morning and make a list. Then work to bang out your entire list through the week.

What are your monthly, goals? Having a birds eye view of your month can lead to much more organization in terms of your weeks and your days. So I would suggest that you spend some time, perhaps on the 1st of every month to break down what you goals are in the month ahead.

And what are your yearly goals? If you haven't done this yet, then do it today. What do you want to achieve, and how are you going to get there.

The trick with goal setting is that (a) you won't achieve every goal and you have to be OK with that (b) you need to remain flexible with your goals and have the ability to do a 180 degree turn sometimes. Some things won't go as planned, some goals will take longer than a day, week, month or year to achieve, and some of your goals you will never end up tackling.

But that is the reality with goal setting and the reality of what those that are succeeding at a very HIGH rate are doing.

(3) Taking Action Without Fear. Self doubt is something that we all struggle with, in particular when learning something new. The only way to overcome this is to take action in particular when the result of your action is potentially an "unknown". The thing is, when you do this you are going to learn more than you ever could try to learn from a book or a video.

In perspective to the education here, that is why we have the tasks here at WA. It is to get you taking action. So do realize that those that are succeeding with a HIGH rate of success, are those that take action even at times when the result is unknown and potentially could be failure. This learning process (and understanding sometimes what WILL NOT work), will speed up the rate at what you achieve.

(4) Don't Become a Reader, Become Doer. There is a lot of nonsense out there about reading leading to success. Sure it is part of the learning process and yes, anyone successful reads. But you don't find successful people reading a book per week. They are too busy taking action and building stuff.

I have read a lot of books on business over the years, but this reading has always been during idle time. When I am sitting in the sun, when I am on the treadmill, when I am on vacation relaxing, or in bed before I go to sleep. But one thing I would never do is trade time that I could be taking tangible action to grow my business, for reading a periodical or a book.

This is a take off of what I was saying in the last section. Learning is important, but don't forget that the best education happens when you take action. Those that are highly successful are not sitting in a library reading books, they are making things happen...through action.

(5) Pursue Business for Enough Time for it to Happen. How long are you going to give yourself to achieve success within the online business world? If your answer is not "as long as it takes" then you need to work on this. The reality is that you could be minutes away from your first success, but the event in which things start to click for you are unpredictable.

I know firsthand about this. It personally took me 3 months to achieve success online in a financial sense, it took me a day to realize success in a non-financial sense. If you chalk up success as just being financial, you are going to miss out on the other successes that are going to actually lead to financial success.

Every word you write is a success, ever page you publish, every single thing that you learn, and every goal that you meet is a success. The financial element and generating revenue is going to be the byproduct of these other successes along the way.

(6) Don't Compare Yourself to Others. This is a fools game. If you are comparing yourself to others, then you are going to be in an endless cycle of disappointment. I mean, Mark Zuckerberg created a net worth of $40+ billion with Facebook in 10 years, my financial success is pitiful compared to that?

The reality is, that anyone that is just outside of you in terms of financial success or they have done something that you have wanted to achieve by now, will serve as a disappointment to you if you compare yourself to that. Instead, compare your position today, compared to your position yesterday. If you have made progress, then you are moving in the right direction.

Those that are achieving a HIGH rate of success, are not constantly comparing themselves to others. They are comparing their position now, to what they were, and what they will be.

(7) Don't Blame ANYONE/ANYTHING But Yourself. You want success, get it. Don't blame your lack of success on the elements of life. This is a trap that far too many people play. It is also a way for people to feel good about the fact that they are too lazy to get off their butt and achieve something.

I have never once complained about the fact that something someone else has done that has lead to MY lack of success. The reality is, they are many variables and curve balls that will be thrown at you in business an in life. That is the reality.

I remember when I broke my hand playing baseball a few years back playing baseball. I had to get 10 pins in my finger to put it back together, and then a plastic cast for 6 weeks. Did this prevent me from working my "computer" job. No, not for a minute. I worked prior to surgery with a broken hand (albeit it in pain) and then after the surgery when I was unable to type I immediately learned how to use dictation on my computer and speak to write. That is how I worked for 4 weeks until I typed again, and to this day I still write a certain % of my content using dictation.

You have to be resilient, you have to take your situation and use things that feel like negatives to get better. If you don't, be aware that others out there are and they will continue to eat a lions share of the rewards that exist out there in the business world.

Again, we all have the same number of hours in the day, and what we choose to do with those hours is going to determine the level of success we achieve. You can't expect to do LESS than the person beside you that is succeeding at a high rate, and achieve what they are. You should aim to do more.

Be great, work hard, and work to create a long term and sustainable business. That is what we teach here and if you leverage these 7 elements you can expect to achieve a HIGH level of success.

Go get it!

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hYRETTE1 Premium
Eye Opening. I knew this and sometimes we just are too lazy to admit it. I have never in my life blamed my circumstances or anyone in my shortcomings. I have achieved what I believed I could do and Wealthy Affiliate is my next challenge and I will master the online marketing.
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MartinZ Premium
Hi Kyle,

Thank you very much for this. It is indeed a great post and I must say that I was touched by the fact that I have struggled with setting goals fearing that given my tight schedule, I may not be able to achieve them leading to being discouraged. Now I have learnt that not all goals we set will be achieved. Goal setting is important so that I don't continue to shoot in the dark. It is also important for celebrating success. Actually, without setting goals it is easy to get discouraged.
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haroda Premium
Thank you for the 6 points. Prioritize was a big struggle for me. I took on too many tasks at once and spreading myself thin. In the process, I churned my wheels with little results and constantly feel tire.

I like too many things and wanting it all now. That is my down fall. Those six points are great reminder. Since the beginning of 2019, I have been prioritizing what is most important to me in creating my goals. In the process, I learn so much more about myself. It is an amazing process. One step at a time.

Thank you!
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Selenityjade Premium
Lol! I have to say I'm a reader. But I read for fun and they're romances. While excellent, they're not going to get me anything except relaxing.

That said, since finding WA in December, my reading went to zero and I found myself staying up too late fiddling with my website. Computer screens really do mess with your body's ability to sleep. I started noticing this. So I started dragging myself away from the computer at a certain time at night and go read to relax before bed. I overslept for my day job once, I had to make changes.

I also listen to audio when I'm cleaning or doing mindless tasks because reading is relaxing to me. Plus I have a book blog :)

I also take one day off a week to recharge. I work online for 6 hours if not 8 or 10 per day, most days. I was an overachiever in high school and burned out at 17. I learned to pace myself some. Taking breaks gives me better productivity too.

I'm still fighting to find a good time management system that keeps my nitpicking perfectionism at bay. And creating a blog planner to keep me accountable.

But the biggest change I made was to switch to my new niche and stop messing around with the practice niche (don't ask, I was afraid of screwing up while learning and it's a silly fear when you can change anything online).

My niche now is the whole reason I came to WA to do it right. Animal welfare and advocacy and information regarding feral and community cats. Is it profitable? Probably not like promoting WA or other high ticket items but it's a passion and only 6 weeks old and have gotten a couple (2-3) organic search clicks AND my social media for that website is growing too! My newest post is now over 3,000 words (I did a small edit after feedback) and I prefer to write one article a week to take the time to edit it and such properly.

I am kicking butt! So thanks to you and WA! :) All of this is a huge success to me!
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Aestek Premium
“Don’t blame anyone but yourself”. Truer words have never been spoken.

I meet so many people that claim their failures are because of other people.

One of my troops came in late one day and I called him out on it and made him stay late.

His response was that I was treating him wrong because he’s black. We’re the same skin color, he got laughed out of the office. His failures are his own
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Torgom Premium
An amazing post that covers every possible hurdle and challenge that can be thrown at us to prevent us from success. Now, there are two choices, fight and win or back down and die. There is a WILL there is a WAY!!!
For me personally, WA is the way of LIFE and an Insurance Policy that will pay my kids, their kids and will create an intergenerational wealth to be passed on from Generation to Generation!!

Kyle,

Thank you for this amazing post. I can tell it was written from the Heart!
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babyboomer23 Premium
Kyle - Sincere thanks for such an inspiring post. So grounded and full of important life lessons.

At the moment I am going through tough times and the year to date has been crap. WA helps keep me on the right path and I am working most days on my goals, with an overall long term plan.

Sincere thanks to you, Carson and the team for providing such a platform and for reminding me of important things contained within this post

Jeff
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Kyle Premium
These are just the things that get thrown at you. It is how you deal with these and how you move forward which will determine the outcome.

Just because today didn't go so well, doesn't mean tomorrow can't be a brilliant day. That goes for all aspects of life, and business. We all have our ups and downs, but the downs are required to create higher "peaks" on the upside.
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Babou3 Premium
Thanks for this motivating post!
It's true the action is always better than dreaming about our life. The fear of getting into action can make us stupidly waste time. It's better to go wrong and then start over than stopping by the fear of doing and asking if we can do it.

Ingrid
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Kyle Premium
Well it is good to have ambition and to dream of big things. If people didn't, computers and the internet wouldn't even exist.

But the action component is what will lead to the actual accomplishment of these dreams. :)

And when you go "wrong", you don't start over, you actually get to start in the middle because you are working towards proficiency in whatever you are doing.
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Babou3 Premium
Thanks for this helpful answer!!
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WAA1 Premium
Just staying motivated and focussed seems to be the biggest challenge for at least 90% of people.

I won’t give in, I won’t give up,
I WILL succeed.

A mantra for all of us - I am going to meditate on this every morning except for when I have to go to the gym, say it out loud while doing my reps though haha I just thought of that now!
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, if you make that your mantra you are going to experience success at a high rate. The thing is, quitting when the going gets tough is what MOST people will naturally do.

You have an immediate competitive advantage if you are willing to push forward through these times and it will put you in the top 10% of achievers if you do this with consistency.
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WAA1 Premium
Now I’m motivated to go even harder! I will do this no matter what.
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Pastordna Premium
What a great lessons!
Thank you Kyle for a such a huge sacrifice in those eye opening even points that you revealed.

It was hope lifting to me when I read what you wrote and I quote, "It personally took me 3 months to achieve success online in a financial sense, it took me a day to realize success in a non-financial sense", on quote.

But my question now Kyle is, why has it taken me about a whole full one year now of my online efforts yet without making good money since Bing stopped my campaign?

Please what should the way forward foe me be at a time like this?

Waiting to hear from you!

Thanks.
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Kyle Premium
Only you can determine that. Different people succeed at different rates. Some people take a few years, some take less, some never do.

That is the reality, but one thing that you can ensure is that your efforts into your business, and if you are continually pushing to learn new things and get BETTER at what you are doing, your business will eventually click.

In terms of the actual business you are creating, the biggest flaw I see in most start-ups is a focus on making money, versus a focus on helping people or solving problems. The money comes later and you can polish your revenue streams ONCE you have a established that clout and brand.
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Scwebu Premium
I totally agree with you. You cannot succeed if you not willing to sacrifice or take risk. When I embark on a project I set milestones. If for some reasons I don't achieve them I cheer myself for what I have accomplished - that encourages me to improve, instead of beating myself and stressing over the challenges. Stressing is a waste of time and makes you feel stupid, sick and induce fear to continue or start something new.

Our stories are different, but all prepare us for the future. I am grateful for all my life experiences because I learned from them, and they drive me to even work harder so that I don't find myself in the same situation. We are mothers, fathers and gogos, workers or employers, but all of that cannot be an excuse for not putting more effort to achieve your goals. The quality of output depends on the amount and the variety of inputs.

Thank you.
Sandikazi
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Kyle Premium
Exactly. Great points made here. I actually think people get too caught up in the idea that their stories need to look like someone else's story, versus carving out their own path.

No path to success is the same for any two people, all our skill sets are different, habits are different, we fail at different steps in our businesses, and we succeed at different rates.

Realizing that business caters to this level of flexibility immediately removes a lot of the unneeded pressure of trying to "be like others".

Thanks for sharing your personal insights here Sandikazi!
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Coraliej Premium
such a great post Kyle. There are some really great key issues, that I find myself doing that you had in your post.

The biggest one is comparing myself and my business to someone else's. I look at their start date and think wow I have been here longer than that person and yet they have sales already.

After reading your post, I am going to try hard to stop doing that. Like you said as long as you are seeing progression things are good.
Thank you for your wisdom
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ww197804 Premium
thanks Kyle thanks I have a goal of putting 30mins to a hour into my business every day Monday and Tuesday are my day off I spend all day working it success want happen if I am willing to make sacrifices along with keeping who don't believe will out of my ear this what will change my trade time more which I have to do now but just make want to work even harder knowing its going to pay its about patient and persistent so I have learn a few things so far will continue work toward having a success online busines
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Bensloop Premium
Great Article Kyle, Gives me a good perspective of how my life is going. I need to change the way of my thinking pattern. Cause my goals are well planned lies and I need to pull my head out and really start to focus more. I look back at when I was going to college these last 2 years and how with the gaps of freetime I had, I could of pushed myself more to be further with my accomplishments here at WA. Your an inspiration to me and how I could be better than what I am now. Action is key and setting simple goals and having consistency.
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AudreyAO Premium
Number 3,4, and 6 is what I have been working on these past couple years and I must say, I'm crushing them now. Fear no longer holds me back, I do it afraid and am always happy I did.
I have this saying in front of me at all times... DO WHAT YOU KNOW TO DO!
For far too long I had that whole paralysis through analysis and was frozen in doing the things I knew I needed to do. I would do it for my clients and see huge results but when it came to my sites nothing was perfect so I didn't do it. Not anymore. I do what I know to do and improve upon it.
I've learned to love who I am and where I'm at. When I see others succeed I'm happy for them and cheer them on. We are all called to different niches, demographics, interest and so on and who I can reach and resonate with is not who others can reach and resonate with and vice versa.
Love this post, Kyle! Thanks for the reminder that I'm right where I'm supposed to be.

Be Blessed,
Audrey
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BarbaraN Premium
Always something to think about and to apply to our own circumstances. I think number 5 may be the most important issue that we all need to remember. "Pursue business for enough time for it to happen."
The amount of time for each one of us to "break through" is different, and we must realize that. Otherwise, we will fall into the trap of deciding we can't do it in, say 3 months, because somebody else made it in 3 months.
That is the trap to sidestep at all costs. Because if you quit today, you will never know that tomorrow was your "break through" day.
That keeps me going when things get tough.
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Working54 Premium
Thank you, Sir, for the proverbial "Kick in the Pants" reminder of what we, I, am really doing!

All of the above have are being implemented. Now, it's just tweaking and tightening them up and turning sporadic actions into habits.

As for the Zuckerberg comparison, am I REALLY expecting a multi-bazillion dollar contract from DARPA and..? "Lifelog." that's what it was called before they unveiled it as "Facebook."

But that's another rabbit-trail people may or may not want to go down... FUN STUFF!

Thanks again, Kyle! Have a good day.

Travis
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keishalina9 Premium
*** Like -- good comment.... :) ***
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Working54 Premium
Thanks for hitting that Green Button! sometimes I'm a bit long-winded... have a good day.
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DanaT70 Premium
Thank you for posting this! I have gotten off track, and let life set backs and things I don’t know how to do or can’t figure out, bring my progress to a screeching halt! But, I am going to set new goals, and get back on track, TODAY!
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RichBrennan Premium
Bang on the money, Kyle.
Even the most successful will have struggled with these factors at some point.
What's not always realized by those of us who have still to get there is that they will still experience them from time to time whilst enjoying their success.
'Success is a few simple disciplines practiced daily' - Jim Rohn.
Thanks for sharing.
Cheers
Rich :-)
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DwainL1 Premium
Thanks, Kyle for the fuel the thing is we all now a positive so-called old fashion, quiche affirmations we all have them running around our heads but we don't live by some of this sound philosophy we need to repeat them to ourselves and each other when doubt and fear creep in so my point is thanks for the reminder we all on the right track. It is funny because I have been off creating content for my album so when I saw this post it was perfect timing of the message stay the course love what you do and believe in the process. Thanks again Big Man Nice One
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DBlanchard Premium
I really connect with one of the last sentences you wrote:

"You have to be resilient, you have to take your situation and use things that feel like negatives to get better"

That is exactly what I do. If something is not right, I work on it to make it better and I push forward at the same time.

Another thing you said here is really true:

"Don't Compare Yourself to Others"

We all have different paths and I see it all the time when people are asking how long it takes to make the "first sale" and how many articles it takes to rank on Google, etc...

I have been here for over 3 and a half years, and, of course, I am not where I thought I would be when I first started. BUT if I compare where I am today to where I was then, well I have made a LOT of progress! (For MY situation that is)

Resilience, persistence, and faith are all synonyms in this business and if we just keep pushing, results DO happen.

Thanks for this friendly reminder, Kyle!

Denis
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MiaL Premium
This is great Kyle. Knowing that we all have commitments means we need to be smart about how we use our time. I’m one of those people who always wishes there was more time in each day, and gradually I’ve learnt that my goals will just take a bit longer than someone who can work full time on this. That’s how it is and that’s ok. My commitments aren’t going away and that is life.
I try to be smart with my time and something I’m better at this year is bringing my laptop everywhere so that when I have time when I’m not doing something (like at my kids sport) then I work on my business. Whilst I do watch them play sport they do it for hours upon hours every week and that’s when I can work on my business. Jays webinars when I’m grocery shopping is also a good one 😊
Whilst my business is going slowly I do feel that it’s moving in the direction. For now, that’s ok.
Thanks always for the motivation. This platform is just awesome. I’ve been here for over a year and a half now and I’m still happy every day that I found WA and the opportunities it provides.
Thanks!
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LAThomas Premium
I think this post is honest and realistic. It hit some home truths for me but in a strange way its frankness is also so motivational. None of this comes naturally to me but I need to keep going. I keep working on it everyday so I must know more than I did. Keep going guys - something good will come to those that work
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Israel17 Premium
Wow, thanks for this helpful post, Kyle! This is a great help for someone like me, especially that I felt stuck sometimes while trying to perform daily routines. Just getting to realize that I need to apply some flexibility to blogging lest I go about it the hard way, though time commitment would be instrumental in achieving optimal success in the business world. Thanks, Kyle!

Israel Olatunji
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Rob001 Premium
Thanks Kyle, A very good description of goal setting.

I believe No.7 should be included as part of all the other points you made. So many times I hear, I didn't achieve what I set out to do because it was raining, someone let me down, my car broke down, grandma broke her leg or the cat had kittens! If you do not blame yourself for failure who else will put it right for you and turn it into success?

Planning is an essential part of being successful but plans must always be flexible to allow us to deal with all the unknown possibilities we cannot expect to foresee. Sometimes this may mean we need to re-define our goals and change our plans to reach the success we want. Blaming someone or something for our failure only delays the time it takes us to make new plans and set new goals to reach that success, and we may have to do it yet again before we succeed!

Thanks again.
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LouiseBT Premium
Awesome encouragement, Kyle! Thank you very much!
Today is Women's Day in South Africa, a national public holiday, and I am in the office "going and getting it" :-) albeit for an hour or 2. It's not always this way, I have good and bad days, on the bad days I read blogs just like this one to get me re-started. Thank you so much again.
Blessings
Louise
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Linda103 Premium
An excellent reminder Kyle, thank you.
Off on holiday with the family soon for a couple of weeks but the laptop goes too. Early mornings while they are all still asleep and late at night I will be tapping away. Offering to babysit the babies will give me a few uninterrupted hours work time too. I won’t tell them that though. I’ll earn points for being amazing 😂😂
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Intention Premium
Thankyou Kyle. your post came just at the right time. I had been steaming along with posts then got de railed with work and other stuff at home and then the doubts started to creep in and I hadn't posted anything for over a week on my blog. But your right you cant blame a lack of time or any other excuse you come up with because non are really valid. It's up to each individual to make it happen there's nobody else to blame.
thankyou
Marcus
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EdwinBernard Premium
Thanks for writing this Kyle. Although none of this is new to me, I had to be reminded about it again.

As long as I follow the Wealthy Affiliate Success Formula, i known that I will succeed in time. How fast? Well that is up to me. I control that metric.

It comes down to belief and taking action consistently. I tend to keep my plans in my head instead of writing them down. This is a change I will make right now.

You, Carson and your team as well as the other graduates of Wealthy Affiliate are an inspiration. All of you are proof that this works. Makes belief a piece of cake.

I gave another member who felt discouraged this message. 90% or more of ones competitors give up before achieving success. Hence, if you do not give up, you will find less competition the closer you get to your goal. The probability of succeeding becomes very high indeed.

Cheers.

Edwin
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Hraybal Premium
I think the ‘as long as it takes’ response is the one that can really get you there. It eliminates all excuses, and it has left no room for self doubt. It assumes success is a given as long as you keep focused and working toward your goal, no matter what.
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GOseyemi123 Premium
Kyle, thank you for the great post. As the old saying goes::
“The words of Elders are words of Wisdom”.

I will say nowadays is not only the Elders but also the word of Experts are words of Wisdom.

I found mine in the post, I’m a little slow person just to avoid some stupid mistakes and it’s work for me as the saying goes “Slow and Steady Wins the Race”.
Again, thanks for the encouraging words.

George
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HenryPing Premium
Yes I can resonante is like a race between a rabbit and tortoise. 😁💪👍. Slow but keep moving forward and consistent every step moving towards your goal.
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mybiz4u Premium
Another great read K...and I can't agree more...especially...[I quote] .."Instead, compare your position today, compared to your position yesterday. If you have made progress, then you are moving in the right direction."
You are so right...every small achievement is a SUCCESS in its own right...it is INDEED how you choose to look at it.

Thanks for the pep talk and continued success to you as well.
M
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FKelso Premium
This was a very good message. You have given us a strong list of things that will help us...I have commitment, and am in here for as long as it takes, but I do have uncertainties...I think perhaps I am missing something key and very important and that is why I'm not getting many sales yet. I just feel like there must be some "tweak" that I could do that would make my website far better. I'll keep looking for it.
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skmorrow Premium
Damn, the harsh truth hurts sometimes. Yes, I could definitely spend more time on my business, although sometimes I feel like I am obsessed with it. My business is always on my mind, but more like checking my stats all the time.

Time management is an area I need to improve. I also need to write down goals.

I have really struggled comparing myself to others, especially when I see so many success stories within WA. Some people have success quickly while I am still striving for success. I understand there are so many variables and I really have to stay focused on me. It is so easy to get discouraged when I read about other peoples success (but it's also motivating).

I need to work on writing down my goals and managing my time better.

Thanks for this, I kind of needed a kick in the butt.
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DaisyK78 Premium
Every little moment counts for me.
Its a choice and a mindset.
Sit and Watch TV....or Grow my business.
Have a sleep....or Grow my business.
Sit and Scroll Facebook....or answer questions and welcome new people to Wa
etc etc
The choice is totally yours.
It is your business.
You choose how to run it.
You make it what you want it to be.

Great to hear from you Kyle
Kind Wishes
Daisy
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michaelKnowl Premium
I have enjoyed the above post, but not being technically trained I feel is an impediment which draws in the factor of self-doubt, I believe overcoming the fear of self-doubt in my case anyway is the key to going forward, this is what I am working on presently and I am determined to conquer it,if I can do this then I am sure I can make it. the world is our oyster.
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LHenderson2 Premium
I really enjoyed reading your article. I find this whole wealthy affiliates thing to be very interesting. I am someone who gets bored very easily and so for this to have my attention really means a lot. I am grateful for your story and I can tell you that with other online opportunities I've been involved with you don't get the level of communication that you get here. Nor did you get the inspiration. So thank you once again and I am very very confident that I will be successful. Let me rephrase that. I am already successful because I have completed my article. Just reading it over to see if I need to make some revisions and I am just so interested in this because the lessons are so easy to follow. Enough said. Thanks again for sharing.
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TrudA1 Premium
Wow, that’s something. Thanks so much for the frank talk. Yes you are absolutely right in every word that you wrote. I listened a lot to motivational speeches and I will say you’re one of the best people to be in that field.
I will forever hold you high in my Inspirational peoples book.
I will follow your instructions and will do the work.
Thanks again for your kindness and attention.
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mmussehl Premium
Very useful and inspiring words. I especially like the one about not wasting time reading. This is where I have now found time to work on my website. I have replaced the time I have spent reading books to reading research for my niche. The time management is an equal trade off and I am working towards taking action.
Michelle
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DAngele Premium
Thank you so much for this blog. Much-Much needed at this time. After reading this, I realize that the goals I have are too broad and not with a set time of completion. This has been driving me crazy because I made it difficult for myself to see anything I had accomplished. Thanks for setting me in the right direction. Your wisdom has inspired me to regroup and get busy. Thank You again.

Dar
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TDomena Premium
I love this post. Keywords that ring strong for me are "resilience" and I could see the importance of self-discipline from your example. You even pushed past the pain of a broken finger--that's diehard passion.

I think I have that level of resilience, but I've never broken anything, and I don't want to. Hahaha. I know there are many times where I have to challenge my willpower in order to achieve my goals.

For example, this morning at 2 am, my daughter woke up coughing and it took me about 45 minutes to get her back to sleep. After that, I still couldn't go back to sleep until around 4 AM.

When it was time for me to get up to prepare for my workday, I was tired and of course, I would've liked to sleep in that moment. When I kept thinking of my day, week, and month goals, oversleeping was too big of a loss to follow thru with that, so I got up with the motivation to tackle the day.

It's decisions like I made this morning that are sacrificial and necessary in order to achieve my goals and overall success. Thanks for this great post Kyle!
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TrudA1 Premium
Good performance and good mother.
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klchang Premium
Good attitude, Tiffany.
Something to learn from you.
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SimoninAsia Premium
You continue to be an inspiration to me Tiffany!
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JesusGirl144 Premium
I absolutely love this post! A much needed list of doable actions I can continue to fall back on as I push forward in this new venture and season in my life.

These are much needed and appreciated Kyle! Thanks so much.
At times we can be our worst enemies and we need a good ol kick in the buttocks to get us going again. This was definitely it! Blessings!

Randi
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ERichardson1 Premium
Good evening Kyle, I thank you so very very much for this blog. I'm doing most of what you said, however, I needed someone to say this to me that I am doing the right thing. And you are the someone that told me I needed this and I needed it bad, thank you, may you have a wonderful night.
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Debs66 Premium
Hi,
My last year was a fabulous one. I have been lucky enough to achieve what I did.

There are two phrases you told me.

One was

Think outside the box!

The other was.

There is more than one way to fry a fish!

How right you was Kyle.

Personally I could sit on my backside and complain all the woes are me.

I found your platform and knuckled down. I am still knuckling down.

I should knuckle down more. If there is one thing I have learned is this.

It could be the tiniest thing we think isn't really relevant. When in all essence it really is.

I have even learned to catch that when Jay is stressing something that is super important. Most may not see the relevance.

Now I take note!

Same as when you or Carson stress that relevance. I follow what I have too.

Now I just need to catch up and yes go back over old work renew and try again.

Just because Joe Bloggs does better than me I will not show the green eye of envy. I will learn from them. I have no desire to be them..

If that was the case then I would fall flat on my face.

I will strive to be as good as them and if not even better.

If I fail which is impossible as the knowledge I have learned is more than I could have ever imagined.

That knowledge, I shared with my daughter who is not an active member at W.A. but is making some fabulous sales just by using Photoshop.

That happened all because of what I have learned here. My success is high already I will continue to learn the successes as long as you keep this platform going.

By the way my first day of realising I found success was when I found this platform.

Thank you Kyle and Carson and Jay and all here that have had my back and helped me get through...
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RKingsley Premium
I love this response. That "think outside the box" attitude to the WA training is what worked for me as well.
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Debs66 Premium
Thank you :)
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Zarina Premium
I love reading all your posts, Kyle, but this one... well, I could just relate to it a lot. Based on what you said, I guess I'm on my way to success because I do have the aforementioned 6 key things.

Well, the time management a bit struggles but it's a lot better than it used to be.

Also sometimes there are days when I make spontaneous plans, so the goals I set for the day/week end up being pushed back.

Besides, one of the reasons I wanted to build an online business is so that I'm more flexible, and having these spontaneous moments are just my "proof" I'm on the right track with my "career" choice.

For example, my trip to Washington DC was VERY spontaneous. But I didn't have to worry because I already had an established site and I could finally take my mind off the "work" stuff after being stuck in Toronto for 2.5 years (post-surgery).

In a way it's also taking action without fear because I'm still in the recovery period and for me it was a HUGE out-of-the-comfort decision to go on a trip. (Like I said, after the surgery there wasn't much that I could do).

Luckily, in the 21st century things are easier: there are e-bikes, e-scooters and even regular bikes were just fine for me (instead of walking around the city).

Another example of being spontaneous/flexible:

This week I found a good flight deal to Rio de Janeiro next spring, so I had to take care of stuff like booking a flight, booking a language course I wanted to go to for a while, and accommodation. This was spontaneous, and my original plans for the week changed.

But now that I'm all finished with this, I can get back to working on my site.

Knowing that this very site is giving me room for being spontaneous, flexible and it is what is starting to pay for things I love.

Anyway...

I feel like I drifted away with my message lol but I wanted to say that time management is something that I would like to see improving (and I'm working on that). But at the same time I certainly allow room for spontaneity.

Thanks for the awesome post, Kyle!
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SowAndReap Premium
my "computer" job? That is not what you have here, Lol. All I can say to this article is preach it my brother! Can you drop the mic please!
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Thomas2011 Premium
I have got the motivation bug, last week I started fresh doing Affiliate Bootcamp over from the beginning. As of today, I am halfway through phase 3 of Bootcamp, have 9 post and pages indexed in google and one of the post is already in the #3 spot on Google's first page under the keyword phrase I am using.

I have the momentum and plan to keep it up.

Post like this is good motivation.

Thanks, Kyle
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JKulk1 Premium
I have already achieved personal success at WA, but I'm still working on financial Success. Jim
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Carson2 Premium
Wonderful 7 points and I am going to re-evaluate my current study habits. Thanks.
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TopAchiever Premium
Thank you Kyle!
You always have something encouraging to say!
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