Hello Grind It Out Listeners, today’s episode #048 is titled “98% of You Will Die and Not Achieve Your Dreams ”.
This is a replay of one of our most popular episodes. I share my experience with being a member of the ‘98% club’, the story of how I got out, and the five steps I took to get me to the 2%.
This is one of the harshest facts I have encountered, but it is unquestionably accurate. At first, it seemed impossible to agree with, but the more I see society’s entitlement mentality, the more this fact becomes true. The reason this fact is true is even more shocking.
Let’s get something straight; I was a member of the 98% club until April 1999 when I decided to take charge of my life, become my own boss and take responsibility for what was going to happen to me. I was no longer going to be making someone else’s dreams come true. That day was the starting point of my personal road to wealth and achievements. There is nothing great about being members of the 98% club.
So, are you a member of the 98% or 2% club? Be honest with yourself and where you stand today. Remember life is no dress rehearsal.
The admission cost is extremely high to the 98% club: you don’t achieve the biggest goals you have. You disappoint yourself, your family and loved ones, and you get the opportunity to die with a sense of disappointment – isn’t that the worse fate possible.
Look, at every second of our lives, we are either moving closer to our goals or getting away from them. If you want to become part of the 2%, you don’t need to possess special skills, and you don’t need any advanced degrees or inheritance. The steps are few and simple.
We are all created similarly when it comes to our subconscious minds. The subconscious dictates the majority of our actions. It is designed to act through the power of habits, without our conscious thinking. That is a good thing. It is in charge of all bodily activities, including animating our hearts, of course. It also acts intuitively when danger occurs. This has brought the human race through thousands of years of rough conditions.
Our subconscious mind is like a Porsche sportscar – it is elegant, powerful and can perform any maneuver instructed to do. The driver, however, is the conscious mind – you. That is where no two people are alike. We have all been given Porsche sportscars to drive as best we can, but we must improve our driving skills.
I believe it is sad that so much emphasis is placed on immaterial subjects and so little is placed in teaching us how to train our conscious minds to instruct the all-powerful subconscious.
If you want to take charge of your destiny and truly make life do what you want it to do, the basic premise is to realize that this is how we are designed. Our subconscious mind is already all-powerful, so you have nothing to do but live in a certain way that dictates success.
Here are Five Steps to Program the Subconscious Mind
If you want to succeed from this day forward in anything you do, there must be a clear, definite purpose, backed by faith that it is possible when combined with a will to act. I know what you are saying to yourself, can it really be that easy? Yes, it is.
Step 1 – Choose a goal
The goal can be big or small – it doesn’t matter, as long as you deeply desire it.
Step 2 – Imagine the result
Create the desired image in your mind and imagine how your life is going to look when it happens; visualize the final result AFTER you fulfill your wish.
Step 3 – Focus on how it feels
Pay attention to all different angles – how it makes you feel, what colors you see, sounds you hear, people who are around you, where you’re at, what the view is around you, and how it feels to realize you accomplished your aspiration. Step three is video visualization and it’s very effective in the subconscious mind programming process.
Step 4 – Static picture
You’re looking at YOUR picture in the future after you achieved what you wanted – the way you want it to be. This step is static visualization – look at your life after the goal was accomplished. What’s in the picture, is it framed, who are you with, does this picture have colors, and where are you? Get as detailed as possible.
Step 5 – Mix and match
Mix the video and static images back and forth as quickly as possible. Imagine yourself in a framed picture exactly the way you desire, then immediately switch it to motion images. Do it for 2-3 minutes. If you can last longer, feel free to do so to maximize your results and shift your subconscious mind settings faster.
Repeat this process each night right before falling asleep for at least 21 days. It should take only a few minutes *
By consistently and persistently following this approach, you will subconsciously direct your time and efforts to achieve your goals. You will become very aware of time-wasters. Opportunities to advance will be much more apparent to you, and you will seize them faster and with more resolve. You will become alert to opportunities. This is an amazing experience. Ideas will begin flow to you. I was personally astounded by this.
For me, the most noticeable change was the way others started to treat me. The power of the subconscious mind will generate positive energy that will attract the right people, the right ideas and the right opportunities.
We leave you a quote from James Allen regarding the power of the conscious and subconscious mind:
“You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.”James Allen