Persuasive Speech About Success

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So, you’ve set your goals and you’ve mapped out the steps to get there. You’re

ready to give it your best shot and you’re going to keep going no matter what.

You know success doesn’t come easily and you know you need to sacrifice and do

just about anything to achieve it, right?

If you agree, it may be time to rethink what you know about success.

There are a ton of tips, hacks, strategies, ideas, insights, seminars and countless

books written about success…

And they seem to feature a number of running themes…

Work hard. Cultivate discipline. Persevere. Stay focused. Get motivated.

It’s great advice but it’s also generic and easily misconstrued. It could even stop

you from getting where you want to go.

So, before you begin moving toward your goals, let’s take a long, hard look at

some of the most popular false “truths” about success.

False “Truth” #1 Keep Learning

You’ve probably heard the phrase, “knowledge is power.”

I won’t deny that there’s truth in this but when it’s taken too far, the neverending

quest for information and knowledge can turn into a massive obstacle.

Here’s what I mean…

Let’s imagine that you’re thinking of starting an online business.

As anyone who has attempted this can tell you, there are countless tasks,

software and skills that you need to know.

Many of these are essential. Some are even critical to your success as an online


But here’s the thing…

Learning and the accumulation of knowledge alone will do nothing for
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