How do you ask BIG questions

6 questions that successful people ask themselves

If you give yourself a question you will think about it until you get a answer have found. For example, if you ask yourself, "Why am I not confident?" You will remember events from the past. These past stories explain why you are not confident. That is a strong reflex:

The quality of your life is determined by the quality of your questions.

Face yourself big questions and you get great answers. If you keep asking yourself dark questions, you remain in an unproductive and negative state that is neither helpful nor conducive to Success or luck is.

1. So what?

Most of what you perceive on a daily basis is completely irrelevant to you. It will neither help nor prevent you from achieving the life of your dreams. This includes:

  • most of what is on your twitter feed
  • the gossip that others drag you into

Outrage and sensationalism none of your business Successful people know that and say “So what?” With everything. That's blunt, but it puts you in control and a sharp reminder not to be put off.

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"So what?" Distinguishes the essential from the optional, the fact from the fiction and frees you from critics or pessimists:

  • Well, what if it's different?
  • What if you think I can't do it?
  • So what? What if it's never been done before?

Make this phrase yours Mantra. Keep telling yourself “So what?” And then move on.

2. What are the long-term effects?

Think about that Long-term effect before you make a decision. What does what you're going to do now say about the type of person you are? In five years, circumstances have changed, but the way you dealt with them hasn't.

People don't remember what you said anymore. You remember which one feeling you taught them.

When making short-term decisions, try to think long-term.

This means that with every action you take the impression take into account that you wanted to convey. It means that you yourself Habits that make up this mix.

Many successful business owners are known for their long-term thinking. The mission of Jeff Bezos was to create an online store that sells everything. He started with books because they are standardized. After he Amazon as a bookstore, he switched to other products - always with a view to the long term.

3. How can I use this for myself?

Every setback and every misfortune offers that opportunityto respond well and turn the situation around. People who are no smarter than you have achieved a lot more with less. Why? Because they kept asking themselves the question:

"How can I use this?"

Viktor Frankl, an Austrian psychiatrist, was able to endure his terrible experiences in Auschwitz because he believed he could help others with it. Be book “... to say yes to life anyway” is the theme of his time in the concentration camps. It was released a year after his release and sold over 10 million copies.

No matter what happens, there is one opportunitythat you can use. You can choose to make a situation the thing that defines your resounding success or your crushing defeat. Both are possible by using your Way of thinking change and ask the right questions.

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4. How will it go on?

Successful people always think ten steps ahead. You know it on everyone Action a reaction gives. Whenever you make a decision, keep it in your head - so you can anticipate Plan A, B and C and bring everyone together. Thinking this way avoids surprises and it means that you are never unprepared.

If you create amazing products, customers will buy them. If you hire someone you aren't sure about, your customers won't be safe either. Do the math decisionthat you encounter the next five steps high and then your path will be clearer.

5. What can I learn from successful people?

Successful people don't want to start over every time they solve a problem. You want that Experience benefit from other successful people. You can read stories and books by people you admire and learn from their mistakes. Listen to them Expert opinions and apply their advice skillfully.

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When you know what you are working towards, you can go your way faster and better. Ask yourself, "What have others done?" You shouldn't copy anyone, but you Inspiration and understanding Appropriately. Successful people know exactly who to learn from and whose advice to take.

6. What's the worst that can happen?

Is it that you are losing your savings, your home, or your car? No - it's not about whether you failed your start-up or are making a fool of yourself. Remember:

The probability of founding a successful start-up increases with the number of unsuccessful attempts.

The worst that can happen is that death. And one day it will happen anyway.

Decide how you want to be defined:

  • by the opportunities you took or the opportunities you missed.
  • by the things you've done or by the things you wish you had done.

Stop pretending to live forever. Yours time here is limited. Pretending it's not limited is a surefire way to regret.

Successful people ask themselves, "What's the worst that could happen?" When considering a next step. Do you want to do what is expected of you or what you find remarkable? Enter risk one that could just about pay off.

Your way of thinking and your actions are determined by yours ask certainly. Ask meaningful questions and keep asking them over and over again.

Jodie Cook has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. We have translated it for you so that we can exchange ideas with our readers on relevant topics.

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