Excuses & Success


  1. Do you really want to be successful?
  2. Who and what have you blamed for past failures?
  3. What are the excuses that have prevented your from moving forward?

I always enjoying reading insights from Robert Kiyosaki.  I especially appreciate the message in his most recent blog post about taking personal accountability for our own successes and failures.  We as leaders, must realize that before we can ‘fix’ others or blame those around us for our situation, we first must look at ourselves and ask the question “would I follow this person as a leader?” and accept that we are the ones that have made the decisions that have gotten ourselves to our current point in life both good and bad.  Don’t let excuses prevent you from living an extraordinary life and embrace the reality that YOU have ultimate control over your thoughts, actions, beliefs, words, decisions and outcomes.


Shortly after I…

Shortly after I met my mentor he asked me, “Mr. Rohn, how much money have you saved and invested over the last six years?” And I said, “None.” He then asked, “Who sold you on that plan?”  –Jim Rohn, Success Mentor