Most of us are not living our lives to the full, we’re not achieving the things we want to achieve, simply because of what is happening in the environment. Most people have big dreams, but they don’t get to go after them. The reason they do not get to go after their dreams is because they are crippled by fear, fear of the unknown, fear of failure. But most importantly, most people do not get to go after their dreams because they procrastinate. They know that they want something, but they cannot take the first step. They do not take action. Sometimes, lack of achievement of the dreams and lack of action towards the dreams can be attributed to the entitlement mentality: they want things to be given to them, instead of working for them.
What is change?
Businessdictionary.com defines change as: ‘to make something different. You can cause something to change, or you can bring change upon yourself.’ This definition puts the responsibility of change on each and every individual. The reality is that change is constant, and change happens. Everyday. So, it goes without saying that anyone who wants to improve their life, has a dream and wants to achieve it, must ‘cause the change to happen’.
To course the change to happen comes with you making serious personal change. Personal change is critical in ensuring that you achieve your dreams. Making personal change means understanding who you are and where you are going. It means taking responsibility for your life, and getting out of the blame, and entitlement mode. It means having a focus on your life, on what you want, and having determination, and a passion for that which you want to achieve. It means setting your direction towards your dreams, and making and taking the effort to get it to work. It means getting over your fear of failure, and most importantly, getting out of ‘procrastination’ mode and take ACTION!