For years as a student I would hear, "Michael, chase your hopes and dreams!" Nothing wrong with that statement at all but I realized, I really don't like chasing after things...I like to capture them!
In regards to some of my hopes and dreams, I definitely want to CAPTURE them! So, how do we set out and about to make this happen? This being ... "The Capture!"
I believe we all have our own life to pursue and our own kind of dreams to capture. Just believing in our dreams and hoping for our dreams will NOT allow us to capture our hopes and dreams. We have to DO things day after day in order to capture our hopes and dreams!
Here are 4 steps for turning the hopes and dreams in your mind into realities in your life:
Step #1 – Lose the negative attitude. Think positively.
Negative thinking creates negative results. Positive thinking creates positive results. Period.
The other three suggestions below don't matter if your mind is stuck in the gutter. Positive thinking is at the forefront of every great success story. The mind must believe it can do something before it is capable of actually doing it.
Step #2 – Figure out what you really want out of life.
You’ll be running on a hamster wheel forever if you never decide where you want to go. Figure out what’s meaningful to you NOW so you can be who you were born to be.
Some of us were born to be musicians – to communicate intricate thoughts and rousing feelings with the strings of a guitar. Some of us were born to be poets – to touch people’s hearts with exquisite prose. Some of us were born to be entrepreneurs – to create growth and opportunity where others saw rubbish. And still, some of us were born to be or do whatever it is, specifically, that moves you.
Don’t waste your life fulfilling someone else’s dreams and desires. You must follow your intuition and make a decision.
Step #3 – Surround yourself with great people.
You are the sum of the people you spend the most time with. If you hang with the wrong people, they will negatively affect you. But if you hang with the right people, you will be far more capable and powerful than you ever could have been alone.
Step #4 – Work on it for real.
The harder you work, to more real "The CAPTURE" will happen. Stop waiting around for things to work out. If you keep doing what you’re doing, you’ll keep getting what you’re getting. Get up, get moving and work hard.