How to Cultivate Seeds of Greatness in your Life
By Craig Lock
THE TEN BEST KEPT SECRETS OF TOTAL SUCCESS
10 action steps to enhancing the creativity in your own life:
1. The seed of self esteem:
Believe in your uniqueness and don't
fear. Hang onto your dreams. You are a master-piece of
2. The seed of creativity:
Release, then learn to
master your creative energy. The power of self talk. How to
script your own success. Our minds can't tell the difference between real experience and one that is vividly and
3. The seed of responsibility:
We become what we
(repeatedly) do - "habits maketh man".
4. The seed of wisdom.
In terms of: knowledge integrity "to thine own self be true."
Our rewards in life will depend on the quality and amount of the
contribution we make.
5. The seed of purpose:
The gold mine in
your goals the "wheel of fortune" how to mine your "goal mind"
the awesome power of suggestion (self).
6. The seed of communication:
Reach out and touch someone Walk in another's
moccasins. Take time to listen to others.
7. The seed of faith:
power of positive believing. You won't necessarily get what you
want in life... but in the long run you generally get what you
8. The seed of adaptability:
Turn problems into
opportunities, stumbling blocks into steppingstones.
The importance of:
* necessity (is the mother of invention)
* have a sense of humor and
fun down the "river of life". Live NOW.
9. The seed of perseverance.
"The will to win is everything"
- legendary Green Bay Packers football coach, Vince Lombardi.
Examples of Wilma
Rudolf (see my book on sport psychology "The Winning Mind") and in business,
at the amazing global growth of McDonalds. Winners work hard at doing the things the majority
of people don't like to do.
10. The seed of perspective.
"seed thrower", a giver, who touches lives and makes a
difference, living each moment with love, grace and especially
gratitude. The treasure is within you...so live a life of
May each of you grow strong and healthy in your
own way. May you reach for the sky...as the only ceilings to
your growth are your own imaginations.
This article is based on an excellent
up-lifting and inspiring book 'SEEDS OF
GREATNESS' by Dr Dennis
Waitley. Thank you sincerely,
Dr Waitley for sharing your insight, words of wisdom and
especially inspiration in planting "seeds of greatness" and thus
encouraging me to follow my dreams along my "untrodden path" with
passion and persistence.
"Every man has his
own destiny; the only imperative is to follow it, no matter where
it leads him."
- Henry Miller
"The task ahead of you can always
be overcome by the power within you...and the seemingly difficult
path ahead of you is never as steep with the great spirit that lies within you."
- Craig Lock
"Our talents are our gifts from God... but what we do with them
are our gifts TO God."
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