10 years ago, we’ve set 5 Inspiring Goals to be achieved by 2020. It’s still 2016 but we’re seeing how close we are. Here’s to the power of goal setting.
Hi and welcome this is Stuart, and I want to welcome you to this month’s video educational piece. First up, I want to congratulate all of those of you out there that took action on the five actionable steps in my video education piece from last month.
They tell me there were some good content there, people really liked it. There were five actionable pieces. To all of you out there who have started growing some of your own food, planting fruit trees and vegetables and all that sort of stuff, congratulations, sourcing better water.
Now if you’re watching this right now and going what’s he talking about? What’s this got to do with property? Hey, the great news for you is the video is still up. You can go and check last month’s newsletter and check out that video and those five actionable steps.
Now this video is going to be a short one.
You’re absolutely going to love it. I have a very special announcement here today in front of the video which will relate to this special number here. Maybe you can guess why this is a special number. I’m going to give you a secret and then I’m going to give you some actionable steps as well to take away when we leave here. You’re going to need today both a pen and some paper. Some I’m going to pause now and give you a few seconds to go and get set for this video educational piece.
Alright, I’m just joking, this is technology, you can press pause whenever you want but seriously you’re going to need a pen and you’re going to need a paper. Can these two things change your life?
Well, we’re about to see.
All right so let’s kick off, we’re going to talk about my special announcement. My special announcement is it the result of the Scottish vote which is happening right now as I film this video? Scotland as you know is deciding on a referendum whether they want to annex or be self-determining and leave the cradle of the UK if you will. No, that’s not the result I’m going to be giving you, we’ll know that in about 10 or 12 hours from now or you’ll know it by the time you’re watching this video. Who knows, maybe they will, maybe they won’t?
It’s looking like they won’t right now but they’ve been self-determining in the past for over 530 something years under their own rule, I don’t see why it can’t be done again. No, that’s not the announcement I’m talking about. Maybe it’s the New Zealand elections, speaking of politics, happening this Sunday; elections in New Zealand.
That’s now what I’m talking about.
Well maybe it is related to the current New Zealand Prime Minister, John Key, who during the week has got caught a little bit embarrassed denying that his country is spying on its citizens and monitoring their email and SMS communication.
Well, some information came to light that kind of disproved what he’s saying. We’ll leave that one to the New Zealanders. No, that’s not the special announcement as well. My special announcement relates to this special number but before I get there I want to share with you a story.
Across from my office over the past couple of years they’ve been building some major apartment blocks. Now I watch this block from start to almost now finish and it took about a year for anything to start happening. They did nothing but dig holes. They dig holes, holes, holes, and when you peek through mantle, the crack in the wood or whatever, this hole was one of the biggest holes I’ve ever seen. It looked like nothing was happening for years they’re just digging and taking dirt out of there.
Fast forward another year now.
This thing is eight or so storeys high, still in the construction phase, they’re still pouring floors. This is about eight storeys high and just about nearly finished. This is a massive thing and the funny thing is it feels like it just went up overnight. It just feels like overnight but related to the hole and where I’m going with this is in building we understand you can only go as high as your foundations are deep. You can only go as high as foundations are deep and this success tip video educational piece relates to your foundations.
Now this number, what’s it all about?
Well I’m excited because eight years ago now 2007 I set out to achieve some -you might call them goals – I call them targets. We call them our top five inspiring targets or goals. I set out to achieve five things with my business and my company. The first one was one thousand plus financially abundant Australians. The first part was we were going to set out and create a community of a thousand plus financially abundant Australians.
The second one, we were going to do that in a number of ways but one of them was to sell or distribute one million copies of my books. We were going to sell or distribute one million copies of my books. We are now over half a million books. Now the third one was very interesting. The third one was I set out to train fifty thousand people live; that’s it fifty thousand people live.
Now let’s put this in perspective.
2007 I just sold my business, my fitness club and I decide I was going to this goal. There’s two more to go which I’ll get get to in a second. But I said was going to train fifty thousand people live. Now, do you want to know the number or do you want to know the other two first? The other two first, OK. Number four was to donate a million dollars. We’re well on our way on that one. The final one was to plant one million trees. So five was plant one million trees.
But let’s back up now to number three, and here’s why I’m excited by my special announcement because as I stand here filming this video, tomorrow I leave for our next major 2-day Melbourne event. It’s happening in Melbourne and why is this one so significant
Well, since I’ve started we’ve been adding a cumulative total in our computer system of people that actually turn up at our events. That number right now sits at, you guessed it, 49,723 people. Who would’ve thought that I’d be talking personally to this number of people when I started out? Now that’s not all 100% individual people. This includes some revisits and what not and all that sort of stuff but I’m just saying from the count in my computer from all the events we’ve run and the number of people that have shown up, that total sits now at 49,723.
I am less than 300 people away from attaining one of our top five inspiring goals.
That is 50,000 people live and I’m betting Melbourne, the honor comes down to you. This weekend in Melbourne I think we’re going to knock that out of the park and transform a few more lives.
I’m not bragging about this or my targets or my goals. Nothing of this sort. Why am I telling you this? What’s the thing. That’s the special announcement. Now comes the secret. Here’s the secret, are you ready for it? I hope you are.
Here it is.
A human being can take a pen by writing words on a piece of paper, you can decree your future. That’s it. A human being can take a humble, simple pen and by writing words on a piece of paper you can literally decree your future. That’s all I did. I set out and wrote down here’s five things that we want to achieve. My question is what have you written down? That’s right.
See, this power isn’t exclusive to me or anyone else or we’re not going to get in on why it works or that sort of stuff. The point is have you done it or not?
See there’s two sorts of people out there.
There’s people that know what they want and there’s people that aren’t sure of what they want. If you know what you want here’s now I’m going to give you a chance to activate your power. I’m going to give you three actionable steps. Here’s the first one. I’m going to give you 15 minutes. How long? 15 minutes. You need a pen and a paper.
I want you to write down a 101 goals or targets, things you want to do in your life. There are some of you who are choking right now going 15 minutes? A hundred things? Yeah, will you get there? I don’t know. I’ve had people get there but that’s for a start. Just write them down.
This ain’t a goal setting session or anything like that. Just start writing down some of the things you want. Get clear on it. Now of course there’s those people that kind of think they know what they want but they’re not clear on it. Do it anyway. Write it down. Writing helps you get cleared. If it’s fuzzy or if you’re not sure, just write it down, then that will force you to get cleared. Very very important. That’s your first actionable step.
Second one is I want to tell you about a thing.
It’s actually called life right. I’m not going to give you the whole thing but same thing pen and a paper. Instead of watching TV, instead of being on your silly iPhone looking at rubbish, instead of having white buds on your ears, pull them out. Get a pen, get a piece of paper and start writing down how you want your life to look. That’s it, just write it down as a story or as it is. Describe it how you want it to be. Just write on a piece of paper, that’s it. Final tip comes from our friend Brian Tracy. Brian Tracy says get your top three or five goals, I call them targets, and he wants you to write them down every morning before breakfast before you leave. You might say write them down five times or ten times or something like that, up to you what you want to do.
You can just write them down once. Write them down. Identify three things you want in your life. Write them down every morning before breakfast. Three things in a row. That’s it, how simple is that?
All right, well you and I we’ll be having a very interesting discussion in person if you action these steps. Remember the secret. Look forward to my special announcement and the result coming to fruition and I’m wishing you every success.