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Success? If I don't know where I am going, how do I know how to get there?

My good buddy Jim Bell reminded us last month what it takes to be successful.  Last night I sat in on Grant Cardone's Mastermind Group going over his new book, "The 10X Rule".  I can honestly say I was blessed and challenged throughout the entire evening.  Grand asked each of us,  "What is success in MY eyes?"

I fumbled and stumbled out something to the affect of, "as long as I am proud of myself".  You can hear my ambiguous definition around the 17 minute mark on Grant's UStream page.

I realized in that moment - if I don't know where I am going, how do I know how to get there?  So literally as I am typing this - I am brainstorming, thinking, and truly searching within myself of what success means and looks like to me.  Grant challenges us to realize success is our duty.  It's what I MUST do as a leader and manager of people.  Success is not an option.

So - let me ask my DrivingSales peeps this - what is success to you?  But more importantly, what are you doing to acheive that success?  I would love any and all feedback....

 

 

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