by Leonard Roos
Love him or hate him, but you
cannot ignore him, much less deny that he is a winner. From Mr. Olympia and
Mr. Universe to Hollywood blockbuster movie hero to governor of
California, Arnold Swarzenegger has confounded his critics and his
Even when the allegations of sexual impropriety came, as
they always seem to do in politics, he didn't slow down. He admitted it
and kept going.
He didn't allow this or any other thing to distract him.
He kept focusing on the task at hand, which was to become the governor of
How many times were you focused on something, when
somebody came with an allegation or revealed something you may or may not
have done in the past. And when that thing came it blew you off-course and
cause you to lose your momentum.
On your journey to success there will
always be distractions. There will always be critics and detractors, but you
cannot allow them to derail your plans and lose your focus because of
When these things come, don't try and run from them.
Confront them and deal with them like Arnold did. If it's true admit it
and move on, don't try and deny it, because it won't stop.
I don't know
if you noticed, but while his opponents and the media were specualting about
the impact of the allegations on his campaign, Arnold ws already celebrating.
As far as he was concerned, he was already the governor of
There are all kinds of analysts and political
commentators who are speculating about why Arnold won. The
explanations are endless and range from his celebrity status to his
I don't know about any of that. What I know is that
Arnold Swarzenegger knows how to win.
He has proven it many times
before. Long before he saw the bright lights of Hollywood, he set his sights
on became a champion bodybuilder, and even the Austrian winter could not
distract him as he trained outside in near
Arnold Swarzenegger knows that success starts
as a state of mind and that what you observe with your eyes physically
is not reality, but a mere manifestation of the reality you have already
created in your mind.
When he appeared at Mr. Olympia Arnold walked like
a champion long before he was crowned. He seized the moment.
other contestants were thinking about the judges and what they should do to
impress the judges, Arnold already had visions of the judges declaring him as
After becoming Mr. Olympia, Arnold Swarzenegger set his
sights on conquering Hollywood. Again there were detractors who
were giving him many reasons why he will not succeed, one of which was
that his heavy Austrian accent would be a stumbling block. As we all know
today, it wasn't. He made it in spite of his accent.
The lesson in all
of this is. Don't let anyone tell you you can do this or you cannot do that.
Learn form Arnold Swarzenegger, whether you like him or agree with his views
See how he has seized the most important moments in his
life and seize the moment for yourself, no matter what your
Stop listening to the speculation of the media and gain
the attitude of a winner, and you will soon start to win as
Arnold Swarzenegger has done his whole life, often against the odds
Fear of Failure & Success in Money Matters
The saying "everybody
loves a winner" drags up the opposite, "everybody hates a loser" and that is
what many of us want to avoid. If this is particularly strong in our minds
and imagination, we never get to take the risks necessary to win.
Success: No Intelligence Required
Being intelligent doesn't necessary imply
success, and likewise, success doesn't necessarily imply intelligence.
Simplify, Simplify, Simplify (for Success)
Just as location is the key driver to success in real
estate, simplification is the key to success in life. No
matter how much you want your life to change, it's
impossible if there is no room for change.