Think And Grow Rich

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  1. My Statement of Desire
    The exact amount of money I desire is:$200.00 PER DAYI intend to give POSITIVE TIME, MONEY AND ENERGY in return for the money I desire. I intend to possess this money by: 8.3.2013 and everyday there afterward

    My plan of action is:

    • 1. Know what I want, write down a plan the night before for it attainment.
    • 2. Focus on the plan during the day, and work tirelessly and focused until the goals are met each day.
    • 3. Measure the success each week, tweak and change until you achieve the desired outcome.

    • Signed: Brett A. Hobbs, MBA
    • Date: 6.10.2013
  2. If we did all the things we were capable of doing; we would literally astound ourselves -
    Thomas Edison
  3. Truly, "thoughts are things," and powerful things at that, when they are mixed with definiteness of purpose, persistence, and a burning desire for their translation into riches, or other material objects.
  4. I had learned, from years of experience with men, that when a man really DESIRES a thing so deeply that he is willing to stake his entire future on a single turn of the wheel in order to get it, he is sure to win.
  5. Difficulties are the things that show what men are
    - Epictetus
  6. When the opportunity came it appeared in a different direction than Barnes had expected. That is one of the tricks of opportunity. It has a sly habit of slipping in by the back door, and often it comes disguised in the form of misfortunes, or temporary defeat. Perhaps this is why so many fail to recognize opportunity.
    Story about Barnes and Edison
  7. An intangible impulse of thought can be transmuted into its physical counterpart by the application of known principles.
  8. What a different story men would have to tell if only they would adapt a definite purpose, and stand by the purpose until it had time to become an all-consuming obsession!
  9. Action is the foundational key to all success
    - Pablo Picasso
  10. More gold has been mined from the brains of men that has ever been taken from the earth
  11. The key to every man is his thought. Sturdy and defiant though he look, he has a helm, which he obeys, which is the idea after which all his facts are classified. He can only be reformed by showing him a new idea which commands his own.
    - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  12. Before success comes in any man's life, he is sure to meet with much temporary defeat, and, perhaps, some failure. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and most logical thing to do is to quit.
    That's what I used to do...not anymore. I make this promise to myself.


    Brett A. Hobbs, MBA
  13. More than 500 of the most successful men this country had ever known told the author their greatest success came just one step beyond the point at which defeat had overtaken them. Failure is a trickster with a keen sense of irony and cunning. It takes great delight on tripping one when success is almost within reach,
  14. There are people everywhere who have decided to expand their lives. These people are willing to be temporary uncomfortable in order to achieve expanded consciousness and reach new goals.
    - Raymond Charles Barker
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Think And Grow Rich
2013-06-10 19:37:42
Think Grow Rich

Training my brain to think in a way that brings riches
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