Build Relationships and Connect with People that will make you a Super Achiever.
As you look around you I am sure that you are noticing that technology, knowledge and change are expanding exponentially. There are massive strides in technological innovation and change that when coupled with the rapid expansion in globalization seems really scary. This will continue at an ever increasing rate over the next decade. These changes are one of the greatest challenges that all entrepreneurs are facing. Understanding and keeping abreast of these changes while remaining competitive will test every entrepreneurs resolve.
This change can be highlighted by the fact that the top 10 jobs in 2010 did not even exist in 2004. Are you committed to ongoing learning and self-improvement? This combined with your ability to build meaningful relationships will be the most important skill you must develop if you want to thrive over the next ten years.
The real measure of your potential to build increased wealth is not in your bank balance, fancy cars or property inventory. It is depicted in the quality and caliber of your meaningful relationships. Networking has never been more important than it is today. The level of success you will enjoy in the future is directly proportional to your ability to connect with and establish great relationships.
Your gateway to any goal or aspiration will be built on your ability to connect with important, purposeful people that can make things happen for you. I can hear that little voice inside you shouting “These people are scary and unapproachable” The truth about these people is that they are merely flesh and blood, just like every one else.
Behind the façade of the elaborate press releases and fancy packaging, are normal people. They are sensitive, frail, vulnerable, fearful, hopeful, generous and flawed just like everyone else. The illusion that exists around most of these people is just something that has been invented by other people. It is seldom a true reflection of who they really are.
Although people like Oprah Winfrey, Donald Trump and Richard Branson have done some really amazing things and they have incredible philosophies about life and ideas they can share. They are not genetic mutations with superior ability; they are merely flesh and blood just like the rest of us. They share in all our frailties and they wrestle with the same fears and challenges as every one else.
All these people have hopes, dreams, unrealized passions and struggles. They are not superhuman. Always remember that anyone that you identify as someone that can help and assist you to realize your dreams. Is no different to you, they in fact were you in the past. They breathe the same air, still need to visit the rest room daily and they still put their pants on one leg at a time.
They are not different to us at all; they are merely further down the path to realizing their dreams and fantasies than we are. Embrace the concept that behind the illusion we all see is just another wonderful, generous, vulnerable, normal person. Allow your fear and trepidation to evaporate. Stop hesitating and have the courage to reach out to these people. Begin networking and connecting with people that matter and can help you to become a super achiever.