You are directly responsible for where you are right now in your life. Your results are a direct result of your decisions plus your actions, hence the equation:
Decisions + Actions = Results
Now, it's hard to tell where the real breakdown occurs for most people. There are so many that make the wrong decisions. The one I see on a regular basis are those that procrastinate making a decision, not realizing that by procrastinating, they have in fact MADE a decision.
Others may in fact make a decision, but then procrastinate on taking action. Procrastination does NOT simply delay your progress, it can kill it. It robs you of your confidence during the period of delay.
Second, IF you eventually take action, you feel guilty because of all the time you wasted. Every moment of your life, every decision you make either takes you closer to or farther away from your desired results.
Nothing makes you feel worse than feeling that you have sabotaged your own success. And that is exactly what you do when you procrastinate. We know that fear and procrastination can be our greatest enemy. How great? I have heard them described as “roaring lions" that will devour us if we allow them. They are without a doubt very formidable foes.
It is a scientific fact that every living thing in the Universe is either growing or dying. Which is it with you? Are you growing by continually reading, learning and taking action on your goals on a daily basis?
Here's the good news. You can stop the vicious cycle and you can stop it today. You know you can be better. You know you can enhance your career and your life. You know that success is a step-by-step process and that all you can do right now is take the fist step. Now is the time. Take that first step today. Start changing your life now and eliminate the pain and regret of tomorrow.
Never again utter the words, “if only I had…"
Take action today! Create your future starting right this very minute. Can you think of a better time?
Don't wait until you hear the roar. . . it may be too late.
Greg Beverly, CPA, MBA has more than 21 years experience helping others to be the best they can be. He has helped thousands achieve their goals in life. As an author, teacher, mentor and helper, he desires to see everyone reach their true potential. You can learn how to live your dreams by visiting http://www.liveyourdreams.yougethelp.com