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The Key To Success

Success isn't determined by genetics. It's about persistent, consistent action. Action is the key. You can be the most talented person in the world or have the best ideas, yet still if you do not take action you will achieve nothing.

The First Step is the most important step of any daring journey.





Balance Action and Reflection

Creating success involves creating and a delicate and ongoing balance between two somewhat opposing forces – reflection of where you are now and action of pushing toward where you need to go. This balance between reflection and action is very similar to the balance of Yin and Yang.


Sun Tzu: The Art of War

The Four Skills of an Effective Competitor

Action: the ability to move or stay where we are.

Sun Tzu




How To Take Action

Create your fate! Successful people aren't free of fear and worry, they they are enthusiastic and brave enough to take the first step and keep moving forward in spite of the perceived danger. They know how to motivate themselves and get themselves to take action... More

Confucius advice

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember.

I do and I understand.




James Allen quotes

For true success ask yourself these four questions: ① Why?  ② Why not?  Why not me?  ④ Why not now?

James Allen


Napoleon advice

On s'engage et puis on voit! ("Let's engage in the battle, and then figure out what to do next.")



Carl von Clausewitz quotes

It is even better to act quickly and err than to hesitate until the time of action is past.

Carl von Clausewitz




Entrepreneurial Action

Entrepreneurial action is proactive behavior in response to a judgmental decision under uncertainty about a perceived entrepreneurial opportunity for innovative value creation and profit... More








Great Achiever

8 Winning Habits

  1. Create an inspiring vision and start moving towards your dream... More

Pearls of Wisdom

Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.

~ Benjamin Disraeli

You’ve got to start with your gut, with something you are really passionate about, for a good reason. You won’t get there by sitting in a closet and thinking, ‘Boy I know the world must want this.’ >>>

~ Charles Schwab

Serious People Actually DO Something; Non-Serious People Talk About Doing Something or Plan to do Something One Day.

~ Stuart Goldsmith

I can give you a six-word formula for success: "Think things through – then follow through.

~ Edward Rickenbacker

Now here, you see, it takes all the running you can do to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that.

~ Lewis Carroll

A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week.

~ from Warfighting, the United States Marine Corps

The world has a way of undermining complex plans. This is particularly true in fast moving environments. A fast moving environment can evolve more quickly than a complex plan can be adapted to it. By the time you have adapted, the target has changed.

~ General Carl Von Clausewitz

Thus, though I have heard of successful military operations that were clumsy but swift, cleverness has never been seen associated with long delays.

~ Sun Tzu, "The Art of War"

The essential factor of military success is speed, that is taking advantage of others' unpreparedness or lack of foresight, their failure to catch up, going by routes they do not expect, attacking where they are not on guard. This you cannot accomplish with hesitation.

~ Sun Tzu, "The Art of War"

Eight Attributes of Corporate Success

By: Peters and Waterman

  • Bias towards action... More


Technology of Achievement

Creative Visualization

Put Your Business Plan Into Action    Fortune Favors the Brave


6W Self-Coaching Questions    4 Steps To a Super Attitude

Feedback Is Your Elevator To Success

Learning SWOT Question


Having dreams and passion is not enough. If you wish to achieve something, don't let life just "happen" to you. Set goals and take action.

The Skill of Getting Yourself To Take Action

"The people may be made to follow a path of action, but they may not be made to understand it." ~ Confucius

Don't Quit, Keep Going

The law of inertia says that "a body at rest tends to remain at rest or a body in motion tends to remain in motion." Understand the power that even the tiniest of actions can have when taken in a negative situation. See the problem as a growth opportunity – it's usually at this time that your greatest growth can occur.

What Does Creativity Brings To Your Life?

Summary of the interview of Linda Dessau with 17 creative artists

Creativity brings happiness, energy and power.

Creativity is energizing, revitalizing, uplifting and motivating. It gives you joy, the impetus to push further, and a sense of power. It helps re-ignite your passion for your work and excites you into courageous action... More





1. "Motivation123", Jason Gracia