Have you ever met someone with big dreams but who never does anything about them? Frequently, the only thing that separates those who succeed from those who stay stuck is the ability to take action. It sounds obvious but action is a key element in helping us move forward in life. Many individuals remain in the planning or idea phases of life, living with vague hopes that someday they will achieve something.
I’ll let you in on a secret. The people who succeed move their ideas from abstract to concrete by taking action. How does one do it? Here’s another amazing secret. You actually have to do stuff to succeed. The great thing is that you can begin this process at any time. Taking action feels great and it yields positive results because we are actually taking charge of our lives.
Think about the difference between the person who dreams all day and the one who dreams but also does something to make them come true. Here are a couple ideas that will help you move toward action.
1. Think about something you would love to achieve.
2. Come up with five ideas that might help you start working on it.
3. Pick the idea that makes the most sense to you.
4. Take action and do it. Set a short-term date by when you will finish it.
Nothing happens without you taking action. What will you take action on today?