Dreaming Tips from the Moonwalker
Neil Armstrong is the famous American astronaut who was the first person to walk on the Moon.
If I had to think of anyone who knew how to dream “sky-high” dreams it would be him.
He once said something powerful about achievement and opportunities.
Listen to what he said, “The important achievement of Apollo was demonstrating that humanity is not forever chained to this planet and our visions go rather further than that and our opportunities are unlimited. “
Are You Willing to Dream Big in 2014?
In 2014, I want to encourage you to dream big.
Don’t hold back.
Dream your impossible dream.
I know it sounds like a song, but I am serious.
And I know that it can be hard to dream big after you’ve experienced the reality of running a business.
But please don’t give up on the idea yet. Stick with me.
I am about to share with you a concept about dreaming bigger and aiming higher that I bet you’ve never thought of.
Are you ready?
Through the Looking Glass
I came across a concept from Meir Liraz that I want to share with you.
He says, “Every great achievement was once impossible until someone set a goal to make it a reality.”
He then shares a really great excerpt from Lewis Carroll’s “Through the Looking Glass” (the sequel to “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”).
It’s a really interesting conversation between Alice and the queen.
Let’s listen in…
“I can’t believe that!” said Alice.
“Can’t you?” the queen said in a pitying tone. “Try again, draw a long breath, and shut your eyes.”
Alice laughed. “There’s no use trying,” she said. “One can’t believe impossible things.”
“I dare say you haven’t had much practice,” said the queen. “When I was your age, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.“
Then Liraz says something very powerful.
He says, “When you dare to dream, many marvels can be accomplished. The trouble is, most people never start dreaming their impossible dream.”
That’s what I am daring you to do.
Don’t let the struggles of life and business cause you to settle for less.
Dare to dream big dreams again in 2014.
And if you feel like you’ve lost the ability to dream your impossible dream, then start practicing again till you can.
I love the way David J. Schwartz says it in his book, “The Magic of Thinking Big“…
“Believe Big. The size of your success is determined by the size of your belief. Think little goals and expect little achievements. Think big goals and win big success. Remember this, too! Big ideas and big plans are often easier — certainly no more difficult – than small ideas and small plans.”
Don’t wait till 2014 to start practicing.
And who knows how 2014 might turn out for you?
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Through the Looking Glass Source: The 100 Top Inspirational Anecdotes and Stories by Meir Liraz
- Robert Brault: What Is Really Keeping You From Your Goals (Motivational Business Quotes) (baybusinesshelp.com)