The key to getting rich isn’t about money, really. It’s about how you think about money.
And the problem isn’t that you don’t think enough about it, but that you think too much about money.
This is especially true for those who want to grow their money in the stock market. Making money in the stock market isn’t easy, and if you focus on your money there, you’re almost guaranteed to lose your money.
It was one of the best emails I ever got.
I unlocked my screen, and there it was.
Medium deemed me worthy of the title, “top writer.”
It felt like the clouds parted, beaming a heavenly light down on me, as doves encircled me with angels singing in harmonized voices, chanting, “You are a top writer on Medium!”
I was ridiculous. Then my dream became a nightmare.
Over the next several weeks, I worked hard to keep up my topness. But most of my new posts did something unexpectedly. They flopped.
And I started to feel something I never had before: Pressure. …
Imagine yourself reaching that goal you’ve always dreamed about.
And you didn’t do it by straining yourself to death, making sweeping changes to your life, forcing yourself to climb what felt like Mount Everest every day to succeed. No.
Instead, what if the process was easy, almost natural? What if you transformed not through sheer willpower but through a better mindset?
You can—through tiny goals.
They will revolutionize the way you think about reaching a goal. This is a counterintuitive approach to transforming your life that actually works.
Let me explain.
You have ultimate goals like getting fit or starting a business or becoming a better writer. And that’s great. You should. Those goals shouldn’t be tiny. Be ambitious; go big. …