Established, since 1997, leading UK based training provider.

Notes on Winning by Arnold Schwarzenegger

Notes on winning by Arnold Schwarzenegger

Wise words from Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger is one of the world's most successful people; he has had huge success in five realms of activity: In sports, as a Movie star, in politics, as an author, and as a real estate investor.

He seems to know how to achieve goals.

I wrote the following to reflect Arnold's content and style. I hope you enjoy this....

"Always I have been a great believer in the Western philosophy of achieving, of climbing, of getting higher and higher to the top.

I have a philosophy I call Stay hungry. Staying hungry means; always being hungry for more. So whenever I achieve a goal, immediately after that, I ask myself, "What other goal can I set, to try to achieve?". That's what staying hungry is all about.

It's about living.

Rich!

Not just existing.

The secret always is to make your mind work for you; not against you.

You have to know who you want to be: Not what, but WHO.

And you must believe in yourself. You must be willing to work your butt off, and you must be ready to sacrifice short term pleasures for your ultimate goal.

You must absolutely ignore the naysayers. All my life I have had people telling me, "Arnold, you are crazy. Nobody has ever done that. It's not possible!". At first, that bothered me, but soon I realised that these people meant only that it was not possible for them.

Their rules did not apply to me.

I was always ready to break the rules; not the law; The rules.

I decided early on, that I could do whatever I set my mind to do.

The mind is incredible, once you have gained mastery over it. With the right use of your mind, you can achieve anything. I mean anything.

I decided early on that I wanted to be the best at whatever I do. When I was a bodybuilder, I was the best bodybuilder. When I was an actor, I was the best actor, in that I made more money and sold more seats than anyone else. I was successful too in politics.

I always use the same methods that I learned in the gym: I decide first, what I want. I am honest about my strengths and my weak points. I work my butt off to eliminate my weak points, and I always expect to win.

I recommend you do the same things:

  • Decide what you want:
  • Be honest about where you need to improve;
  • Work your butt off;
  • Ignore the naysayers,
  • Don't break the law, but dare to break a few rules.
  • Believe in yourself.
  • Expect to win."

Goal Setting Training Goal Setting Training Course Logo

Goal Setting, Communication and Conflict.

You cannot achieve the goal you failed to set. So the first step to achieving your goal is to set it.
Then you need to communicate the goal to others and you need to handle the inevitable conflicts and problems you will get whenever you try implement your plans. This course will help.

Blogs by Email

Do you want to receive an email whenever we post a new blog? The blogs contain article 5-10 minutes long - ideal for reading during your coffee break!

Your Comments

Further Reading in Communication - Clear Communication

  • Communication Skills: ABC Principle
    Making sure that people understand your message is important, and there are three ways you can make this happen: By being accurate, being brief and being clear. We call this the ABC principle.
    Read Article >
  • How Language Causes Confusion
    Ambiguity in business can be damaging both for your reputation and your finances. To avoid potential confusion when communicating with colleagues and customers, take a look at these five ways where ambiguous language should be avoided.
    Read Article >
  • A Course on Clear, Confident Communication
    A Course on Clear, Confident Communication Clear communication may be defined as the art of transferring an idea, or piece of information, from your mind, into the mind of another, without distortion, error, omission or misunderstanding: Meaning: the idea or piece of information, in the mind of the listener, at the...
    Read Article >
  • Communication Skills Training (Advanced)
    Recognising arbitrary statements Communication is a vital skill to master. You can define the term "Communication" as: "the transfer of information, from one mind to another." And you could define "excellent communication" as: The accurate transfer of information, from one mind to another, without error, omission, distortion". Excellent communication is no...
    Read Article >
  • The Six Barriers of Successful Communication
    In order to be successful, we need to be able to communicate well with others. There are many barriers that can cause breakdowns in communication, which you need to be aware of and deal with effectively.
    Read Article >