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The majority of us want to be successful in life, but few take the necessary steps. It's not the question whether you can; it is rather a question of whether you will. This article is written for those who will.

Jim Rohn wisely said that, "Success is not something you pursue, but something you attract by becoming an attractive person". So focusing your attention on becoming attractive is the first step to success. Now the big question, how to become an attractive person? The answer is quite simple; become better than you currently are mentally, physically, spiritually, emotionally and financially. It's a never-ending process. Step-by-step you add the necessary knowledge and skills needed to make you more attractive. You become a life-long learner. Then why don't most people do it? Because they think becoming a life-long learner is a daunting task. But they don't realize that it's the start that's the most important. Once you get the wheels rolling it gathers momentum with time and before you realize it you are cruising.

So the next big question; where do you start? The answer is simple; you start with taking personal responsibility for where you are today, mentally, physically, spiritually, emotionally and financially. In the Bible there is a very important statement 'As you sow, so shall you reap'. This is one of the most important lessons in life. You can also rephrase it like this: 'Whatever you have reaped, is what you have sown'. Correct? So, you are exactly where you are because what actions and choices you have made in the past. There is no denying that fact. There is no point in blaming your parents, country, skin color, luck, friends, etc. for where you are today. It's only because of you and your choices. Earl Shoaff once said, "If you change, everything will change for you". One of the best quotes of all time has come from none other than the great Mahatma Gandhi. He said, "Be the change you wish to see in the world". As you can tell the focus is always on you, and not others.

Once you have realized and are humble enough to accept it, then you can start to change yourselves. 'Till then, you will put up a wall between yourself and personal development. So the first step to becoming a more attractive person is to take responsibility for your current situation and to accept that the buck stops with you.

God bless

John Bino
'Empowering people to be more valuable to society'

John Bino is an entrepreneur and success coach specializing in helping fellow entrepreneurs and the community at large to realize their true potential. His mission is to help people become more valuable to their family and the marketplace.

For more information on John Bino or to contact him, go to either his blog or to his business website

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