How to Use The “Success Mechanism” to Get Anything You Want.

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Every single one of us feels “stuck” at some point in our lives…

Maybe that’s you right now.

And that’s perfectly normal!

Life’s a rollercoaster, and everyone has those days where you just feel like laying in bed starring at the ceiling…

Man, it sucks, when you’re giving yourself a hard time . . .

Why do we do it?

I’m not going to give you my advice . . .

But, advice proved to be much more valuable.

I’m going to share some pure gold from a resource that a ton of successful entrepreneurs rave about…

Like Sam Ovens at Consulting.com.

It’s so good even the email marketing “God” Matt Fury now owns the rights to it now.

It’s called “Psycho-Cybernetics.”

Not the most captivating name for a book…

But stick with me…

Because I’m going to share a principle of success anyone can understand…

A logical process that’ll make sense for anyone who wants to see success in their life.

Right, let’s get started…

I want you to think of your favorite animal.

Let’s take a swallow, as it’s the first thing that came to my head…

Every year without fail since childhood I remember seeing swallows nesting in my mom’s garage…

I couldn’t get my head around that they came from the depths of South Africa and were now sitting in the dusty corner of my garage for summer…

There they were. Three little chicks with their mother in and out to feed them…

Every single year without fail they were back again.

After reading this book, it finally clicked…

You see, every living thing has a “success mechanism”… a built-in instinct to survive.

That’s why they were in my garage!

On a simplistic level, we humans know we must eat, stay warm, and seek shelter.

That’s pretty obvious…

But we’re different…

We can choose our own goals.

This is crucial.

Once humans have a goal in mind…

Everything else will get to work in the back of your mind to achieve it.

And I’m not talking deliberate thinking… that can be a block.

You need to let your mind put the puzzle together in the background.

And trust me it will.

As a writer, most creative ideas come to me in the shower, car, or out walking…

It just happens.

Much like you move your arm with actually thinking “move your arm.”

Go on try it, it’s kind of funny…

Look at your arm right now and think “arm move up.”

Nothing happens right?

So now I’ve told you you need a goal…

And it will all fall into place…

But what if you don’t have a goal?

The word “goal” isn’t a great term.

It’s scary for some…

But what if I asked you what “projects” are you working on or thinking about doing?

Maybe that’s a new blog, article, or that new career you’ve got your eye on…

I bet you can think of something!

Bob Bly (famous copywriter) coined the word “projects” for this mini-goal process and I like it.

He said, “he always had a project on his desk.”

Anyone can think of their next project… and that’s a goal!

I want to give you the heads up on a potential pitfall to this…

What on earth do you do once you’ve used your “success mechanism” and achieved your goal?

This is HUGE.

For me, this happened a couple of years back….

The goal was to move to New Zealand blind and land a graduate job.

I set the goal and it happened…

At the time it felt like a win, but days later I felt miserable, lost, and confused.

I’d lost my purpose!

In the book, the author Maltz Maxwell describes a man who was working up to a senior position in his career…

That was his “project.”

But once he was there…

He felt inadequate.

This is how I felt, and I’m sure you can resonate?

He kept putting himself down, not knowing how to move forward to the next level…

Much like a mountain climber who once they reached the top the only place to look is down.

But the path up was clear.

It’s HERE you need to remember this advice.

You need to remember how the “success mechanism” works and just feed it a new project…

It’s that simple.

Much like how the man probably just needed to set a number of sales he wanted to hit in his new role…

He’d be off again!

And for me, it was to start writing online…

I was off again!

Remember to choose a “project” if you ever feel stuck and you’re off to the races!

Don’t overthink it!

Your success mechanism will work it out…

Trust the process.

But you should know this…

You must have the courage to act because knowing the goals is not enough…

You MUST believe in yourself.

I urge you to check out the book “Psycho-Cybernetics” if there’s one book you should read on success and mindset this is it.

Packed full of visualizations, techniques, and tips.

The few bucks you spend on it will pay multiples in returns.

Go crush your next project!

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Harry Graham

Harry Graham

Copywriter for marketing products (SaaS and education)