It's a self-fulfilling prophecy, of course — if you don't believe you can, you surely won't!
I blogged for 4 years and never got more than 200 subscribers. Looking back, I see now that I never really believed I could produce truly great writing.
In the past couple months, I've gained more than 5,000 subscribers. This is because I started to take my writing seriously — started to take myself seriously.
I began believing in myself. I started acting like a winner before I found any success.
So what did I do?
I bought a $500 writing course. I started waking up at 6 A.M. every day to write. I've spent hundreds of dollars on personal development books.
I treat myself like someone who knows they're one of the best writers on the Internet. Soon, I will be.
"No one is ready for a thing until he believes he can acquire it." -Napoleon Hill
I've found that once you tell your mind what to do, it will make it happen.
Right now, my sole goal is to gain 100,000 email subscribers over 6 months.
What's crazy is I actually believe this can happen. As a result, my mind is always subconsciously finding solutions to make this happen.
Most people will never experience the surge of excitement after beginning to truly believe enormous success is possible.
Winners act like winners before they become winners. They believe they can succeed, and their mind starts working on how to get there.
"If you want to live an exceptional and extraordinary life, you have to give up many of the things that are part of a normal one." -Srinivas Rao