Personal Success: Can you make it alone?

Tough Mudder, Virginia
Tough Mudder, Virginia: The ceremonial piling of worn-out shoes from finishing the course with your team

Several years ago I joined a business organization led by author and business consultant Loral Langemeier. Her book titled The Millionaire Maker is one that I recommend you read, if you haven’t already.

One of the quotes that she used during her seminar was “You have to do it yourself, and you can’t do it alone”.

I have found that quote to hold true in every facet of life. 

If you are trying to reach the top 1% in anything, you are going to need help along the way. In my book, I have an entire section dedicated to the importance of saying “Please” and “Thank You”. Simply saying please and thank you whenever you require the assistance of someone else will greatly increase your chances of getting additional assistance in the future. I realize the simplicity involved in these words, yet I also know the importance of them and the lack of their use in daily conversation.

Everyone teaches their kids to say “please” and “thank you”, yet very few people practice what they preach. Regardless, this is one ESSENTIAL step that you must take right now to move towards where you want to be.

As Loral says, you CAN’T be successful alone. To reach your potential, you need to not only gain the help of others, but you must inspire them along the way with your vision for what is possible.

At the same time, the real work must still be done by YOU! You have to put in the extra effort. You must be willing to sacrifice your comfort zone to achieve your potential. You need to be willing to go the extra mile each and every day to achieve your goals. And without question, you MUST be willing to Become the person that you need to Become in order to do the things you want to do in life and have the things you want to have.

When faced with your next challenge, or when faced with the possibility of taking action or being complacent, remember Loral’s quote.

Enlist the help of others to help you reach your goals, and at the same time, be willing to take immediate action yourself to do what you are capable of doing in order to reach the top.

You were put here for a purpose, you are greater than you realize and your future will be filled with unlimited opportunities when you decide to become unstoppable.

Be Unstoppable!


Mike Mason, author of Unstoppable Success, is the Founder of Unstoppable Business Consulting, The Elite Training Center and the Clinic Director of The Chiropractic Care Center. He is considered one of the nation’s premier experts on business and motivation and lectures on success to sports and business groups. He is reported to be the future of business consulting.

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